Posts Tagged ‘lionsgate’
Movie studio Lionsgate has cut a deal with Double Take [a subsidiary of video game publisher Take Two Interactive] to produce a feature film based on the Z-Men comic book series from Jeff McComsey about government agents pitted against a zombie outbreak. “Z-Men” is tentatively expected to have a 2017 release date.
It eventually had to happen – Hasbro is teaming with film studio Lionsgate to make a movie version of the popular board game Monopoly. The familiar game was invented in 1935 by the Parker Brothers [George and Charles] and was a hit in the USA following the stock market crash of 1929 and during the […]
Tyler Perry is so well known that the mere mention of his name conjures up thoughts of a 6’5 man dressed as an elderly woman. He rose to prominence through plays about relationships, faith, and the human struggle. Naturally, Hollywood got a hold of them and made a film franchise that quickly downplayed the human […]
The high school superheroes called the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers were popular enough in the 1990s to have a feature film made of their television series [called, appropriately enough – “The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie”]. But the 1995 movie was not as popular as the show – making only $66 million worldwide – […]
The world has been without the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers for 15 years and that is about to change as Lionsgate Studios has announced that they intend to begin a new film franchise focused on the popular characters. The new film has modern-day high school kids embarking on a mission to save the world. The […]
The phenomenon of direct-to-video films with a suspicious resemblance to other popular movies in theaters isn’t new, and the results are not known for high quality. Shout! Factory’s Noah’s Ark and Lionsgate’s Birds of Paradise are both foreign imports, released direct-to-DVD at or close to big, similar theatrical releases, but only one of them manages […]