Lionsgate Throws Its $300M Media Buying For Movies To Summit’s Agency Mindshare

By | Tuesday February 19, 2013 @ 1:31pm PST

It’s never easy when two movie studios merge and only one media planning and buying agency will take over for both labels’ combined films and home entertainment. That’s what happened because Lionsgate took over Summit Entertainment and this … Read More »

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Top Commercials Helmer Bryan Buckley Returns To Features On ‘Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus’

By | Thursday June 21, 2012 @ 11:38am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Bryan Buckley returns to features on the Reese Witherspoon vehicle Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus at Lionsgate Summit. The film is based on the John Gray self-help title, a guide to relationships and marriage that is … Read More »

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Lionsgate-Summit’s Development Slate Tops NYT Bestseller Lists

Lionsgate and Summit, companies built on the novel adaptations of The Hunger Games and The Twilight Saga, are staying on their bookish paths. So much so that the combined entity has a hold on the latest New York Times bestseller lists that the company’s betting will turn into box office success down the line. Divergent, written by Veronica Roth, tops the Children’s Paperback books list this week. Lionsgate-Summit’s feature adaptation of the dystopian teen tale, with screenplay by Evan Daugherty, is in pre-production now with plans to start filming later this year. If that proves a hit at theaters, the company also holds rights to the twentysomething author’s sequel Insurgent, which currently sits No. 1 on the Children’s Chapter Books list. Read More »

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No ‘Twilight’ Reboot Planned By Lionsgate – Yet

Summit Entertainment just phoned me to publicly deny an Internet report that its parent company Lionsgate already is drawing up plans to remake the Twilight Saga by the 5th anniversary of the insanely successful movie and book series … Read More »

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