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He Did Say He Was ‘Never Scared’—Chris Rock to Reboot Saw Franchise

(L-R): A New York Jets fan takes in the game against the St. Louis Rams through a “Jigsaw” mask during the game on November 18, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. ; Chris Rock attends the ABC Walt Disney Television Upfront on May 14, 2019 in New York City.Photo: David Welker (Getty Images), Jamie McCarthy (Getty […]

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Fortnite launches an in-game John Wick bounty hunt

Lionsgate and Epic Games have collaborated on another John Wick in-game event in time for the launch of the latest Keanu Reeves film. The premiere for the third film in the series, John Wick: Chapter 3, is set for May 17. The event includes a Wick’s Bounty LTM (Limited Time Mode) and free John Wick […]

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Fortnite now has John Wick’s Continental Hotel

Lionsgate has integrated John Wick into the world of Fortnite, with new locations including the Continental Hotel. But the thing is, like in the John Wick films, you cannot shoot anyone inside the hotel. The hotel figures big in the Keanu Reeves films, as it is a gathering place for various assassins. But it has […]

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John Wick Hex is indie darling Bithell Games’ first licensed game

Mike Bithell has made his name with hit indie games such as Thomas Was Alone and Subsurface Circular. Now his Bithell Games studio is working on its first licensed game — John Wick Hex, what publisher Good Shepherd Entertainment and Lionsgate term as an “action-oriented strategy game.” John Wick Hex will be for PC and […]

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Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid summons a story mode on the consoles

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid is getting a new story mode with the console version of the game via  a free downloadable update. Developed by nWay, the new content for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One will introduce several new elements requested by players, including a new “story mode” by the acclaimed writer […]

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How crossplay and esports can drive each other forward

Crossplay has become a hot topic among gamers in the past year, and once-siloed platforms have begun to open up their platforms so that players in games such as Fortnite, Rocket League, and Vainglory can play against each other in the same game, even though the players are on different platforms. We held a panel […]

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Tyler Perry Gives Lionsgate One Last Hit as Madea Says Goodbye

LOS ANGELES — For 14 years, Tyler Perry has been Lionsgate’s secret weapon. As the rest of Hollywood underestimated the appeal of his movies time and again (and again), Perry served up 19 films to Lionsgate, selling more than $1 billion in tickets and pouring profits into the studio’s home entertainment coffers. That partnership came […]

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GamesBeat Summit 2019: Rami Ismail, Peter Levin, and Eric Goldberg

It’s finally the end of January, which means GamesBeat Summit 2019 is closer than ever. That means another speaker announcement, too. This time we’d like to introduce to you the amazing Peter Levin, Eric Goldberg, and Rami Ismail. And don’t forget — this year GamesBeat takes place in Los Angeles at Two Bit Circus, a […]

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Julie Dash to Direct Angela Davis Biopic, Iconic Activist Will Be Involved in Production 

Director Julie Dash poses for a portrait at the Roger Ebert Film Festival on Day four on April 21, 2018 in Champaign, Illinois. Photo: Timothy Hiatt (Getty Images for Roger Ebert’s Film Festival) Criminally underrated and mother of black film Julie Dash is tackling a much-needed biopic. As the Daughters of the Dust helmer told […]

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Only One Thing Can Save the Kevin Hart ‘Monopoly’ Movie

The last time we checked, no one was clamoring for a live-action Monopoly movie. Just like no one really begs to play Monopoly, the board game. Yet as Deadline reports, we are indeed getting such a film, starring none other than Kevin Hart. Hasbro, the toy company that owns Monopoly, has been angling to make […]

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Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid’s cross-platform brawls hit PS4, Xbox One, and Switch

Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid is a cross-platform fighting game that will be available as a digital download for on the  PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in April 2019, and then as a PC release later in the year. Players will be able to fight each other as Power Rangers characters, even if […]

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Common Is Bringing Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon To TV

Common attends the ‘Hunter Killer’ World Premiere at Intrepid Sea-Air-Space MuseumPhoto: Theo Wargo (Getty Images) Lonnie “Common” Lynn is adapting an instant classic, y’all. The Chicago-born rapper reportedly acquired the rights to Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon, the 2018 critically-acclaimed account of the last slave ship to bring slaves to the United States, Clotilda. Additionally, the […]

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A Potential ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Sequel Is Already In The Works

Netflix Netflix recently revealed that the seventh season of Orange Is The New Black would be its last, and less than a month later, Lionsgate Television (which produces the show and licenses the prison dramedy to the streaming giant) is already working on a ideas for a sequel series. This may not be surprising, since […]

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