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    Toronto 2012: Just What's Going on With Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions? Here Are Some Answers.

    The biggest surprise of the Toronto film festival has been the vacuum-like acquisitions fervor of the Lionsgate-Roadside Attractions team. In the midst of Toronto market fever, Indiewire asked the very busy Jason Constantine, LGF's acquisitions president, to explain the week’s anomalous activity.

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    Lionsgate To Distribute Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing,' Millennium Take 'What Maisie Knew'

    TIFF is pretty much dragging to a close (though doesn't officially wrap up until the weekend) -- everything major has premiered, and those critics who haven't already departed the city are mostly just catching up on stuff they couldn't see due to clashes otherwise. But the film market's still tickin...

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    IFC Picks Up Neil Jordan's 'Byzantium,' Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions Nab 'Thanks For Sharing'

    After a slow start, acquisitions at the Toronto International Film Festival, one of the key dates in the diary for the independent film world, continue to gather apace. Following on from "A Place Beyond The Pines," "Stories We Tell," "Lords of Salem," "Imogene," "The Unknown Known" and various other...

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    Toronto 2012: Starving Roadside Attractions Grabs Stuart Blumberg's 'Thanks for Sharing' With Lionsgate

    Howard Cohen and Eric D’Arbeloff’s Roadside Attractions is seriously hungry. In its third pick-up of the Toronto International Film Festival, the company has once again partnered with Lionsgate to acquire U.S. rights to Stuart Blumberg’s directorial debut, “Thanks for Sharing...

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    Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions Pick Up Kristen Wiig Starrer 'Imogene,' RADiUS-TWC Take Errol Morris' Latest

    More Toronto International Film Festival acquisitions abound, including the comedy "Imogene" and the documentary "The Unknown Known: The Life and Times of Donald Rumsfeld," right on the heels of Roadside Attractions picking up Sarah Polley's documentary "Stories We Tell....

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    Toronto 2012: Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions Partner to Acquire Kristen Wiig Comedy 'Imogene'

    Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired U.S. distribution rights to the Kristen Wiig-Matt Dillon comedy “Imogene” at the Toronto International Film Festival. The project marks the first production of Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler’s new Maven Pictures banner.

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Expendables 2' Opens At #1, But Can't Match First Film's Numbers

    The release of "The Expendables 2" felt like a celebration. Not only were the trailers boasting the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis in legit action roles, but it was also promising the addition of Jean Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris to the franchise. Along with the release and bu...

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    Lionsgate & Roadside Attractions Get Dirty With Jeff Nichols' 'Mud' Starring Matthew McConaughey; Eyeing 2013 Release Date

    Fans of Jeff Nichols’ 2011 film “Take Shelter” may be slightly disappointed to hear they'll have to wait a bit longer to see the director’s latest. “Mud” stars Matthew McConaughey (continuing his remarkable career turnaround) as the eponymous fugitive who form...

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    Lionsgate Debunk 'Twilight' Reboot Rumors, But How Soon Is Too Soon For Franchise Do-Overs?

    The "Twilight" series has not yet had a stake through its heart. The fourth installment, "Breaking Dawn Pt. 1" was as big as ever, and the fifth, "Breaking Dawn Pt. 2" is still five months from release with a new trailer is set to debut on Wednesday. It's still a major cash cow for Summit (recently ...

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    Mandate Partners Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane Launch Good Universe Before Cannes

    It's classic that just as an executive can claim a huge hit, he's out at the studio. Joe Drake's stewardship at the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group is a thing of the past, but he does have bragging rights to "The Hunger Games." Now he and longtime Mandate partner Nathan Kahane ("Juno") are launching ...

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