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  1. Child 44 Stars Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman and Noomi Rapace Seak Justince in Character PostersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Shockya.com

    Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman and Noomi Rapace are determined to seek justice against a depraved child serial killer in the newly released character posters for their upcoming crime thriller, 'Child 44.' The posters for the politically-charged drama were unveiled by the film's distributor, Summit Entertainment, which is set to release the movie in theaters nationwide on April 17. The script for 'Child 44,' which is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Tom Rob Smith, was penned by 'Freedomland' scribe, Richard Price. The thriller was directed by 'Safe House' helmer, Daniel Espinosa, and produced by Ridley Scott.

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  2. New Character Posters for Child 44, Starring Tom HardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ComingSoon.net

    Summit Entertainment has released three new character posters for Safe House and Snabba Cash director Daniel Espinosa's latest, Child 44 , which you can check out in the gallery below! The film, based on Tom Rob Smith's 2008 bestseller, stars Tom Hardy , Noomi Rapace , Joel Kinnaman , Gary Oldman , Jason Clarke and Vincent Cassel . A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, Child 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov , who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa , as a traitor.

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  3. "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" tops box-office with $54 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | PanArmenian Network

    ... an example of how tricky the terrain has become for young adult literary adaptations. Lionsgate and its Summit Entertainment division, which were behind the blockbuster "Twilight" and "Hunger Games" movies, know how to turn teen bestsellers into box ...

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  4. Insurgent Dominates Globally, Falls Just Short of Divergent DomesticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | ComingSoon.net

    Exactly one year after Veronica Roth's bestselling young-adult novel Divergent was brought to the screen starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort and Miles Teller, Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment released the sequel The Divergent Series: Insurgent , co-starring Kate Winslet, Octavia Spencer, Naomi Watts, Jai Courtney, Zoe Kravitz and more. It grossed an estimated $21.3 million on Friday including $4.1 million from Thursday previews, both numbers lower than Divergent 's opening last year, and according to weekend estimates, it ended up with $54 million in its first three days, just slightly below the $54.6 million grossed opening weekend by Divergent .

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  5. Insurgent' Dominates Box Office with $54 Million, Sean Penn's - Gunman' MisfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | News Times

    ... an example of how tricky the terrain has become for young adult literary adaptations. Lionsgate and its Summit Entertainment, which were behind the blockbuster "Twilight" and "Hunger Games" movies, know how to turn teen bestsellers into box office ...

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  6. Box Office: 'Insurgent' Ties 'Divergent' With $54M WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Forbes.com

    ... now finding herself and her friends unwillingly thrust into the role of heading a quasi-rebellion. and Summit Entertainment $85 million to produce. The sequel cost $110m, which is notable, although not outlandish, uptick. As noted above, the film ...

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  7. Box Office: Shailene Woodley's 'Insurgent' Nabs Strong $21.3M FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Forbes.com

    ... now finding herself and her friends unwillingly thrust into the role of heading a quasi-rebellion. and Summit Entertainment $85 million to produce. The sequel cost $110m, which is notable, although not outlandish, uptick. As noted above, the film ...

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  8. Critics Picks: "Insurgent" vs "The Gunman"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... tangible reality. "Insurgent" is already an allegorical fantasy. "The Divergent Series: Insurgent," a Summit Entertainment release, is rated PG-13 for "intense violence and action throughout, some sensuality, thematic elements and brief language." ...

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  9. Box office: 'Insurgent' scores $4.1 million Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Los Angeles Times

    ... outside the United States. The film has already grossed about $8.2 million internationally. Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment made the sequel for $110 million and is backing the two-part finale based on "Allegiant," the third book in the series. ...

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  10. To see 'The Divergent Series: Insurgent' in 3D is a rip-offRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Examiner.com

    ... something in the foreground and background is minimal and noting even pops out at you. So why did Summit Entertainment decide to convert "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" into 3D when the last movie was not in that format? Sometimes when a movie ...

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  11. INSURGENT Has Fans Lining UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Patch.com

    It's the next installment fans have been waiting for and are already lined up to see, from director Robert Schwentke and Summit Entertainment is here - INSURGENT. Tris Prior and Four have made it away from the clutches of Jeanine .

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  12. Hollywood Docket: Drake Concert Film; FX's 'Archer' Paintings; 'Twilight' ParodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... of copyright management information to also be a violation. Lionsgate Entertainment and its subsidiary Summit Entertainment are closer to trial against the makers of Twiharder , which purports to be a parody of the vampire teen romance film, ...

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  13. At Cinemas: Insurgent sounds highly illogicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Copenhagen Post

    Divergent was a poorly received adaptation of yet another young adult dystopian sci-fi series representative of the current studio scramble for the next big franchise to replace Hunger Games and Twilight. Summit Entertainment are apparently sticking with this horse, as they've let another one out of the stable the equally panned sequel Insurgent opens this week.

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  14. Review: 'Insurgent' could use more divergenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Aiken Standard

    ... (Kate Winslet) to make zombies of its citizens. “The Divergent Series: Insurgent,” a Summit Entertainment release, is rated PG-13 for “intense violence and action throughout, some sensuality, thematic elements and brief ...

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  15. Comic-Con attendees get first look at - Divergent'Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2013 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Fans at Comic-Con on Thursday got the very first look at footage from the highly anticipated new film "Divergent." Director Neil Burger played the two-minute clip for about 7,000 attendees at the Summit Entertainment panel.

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  16. No Trademark Trouble for 'Twilight' ParodyRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Courthouse News Service

    A federal judge Monday dealt a blow to "Twilight" moviemaker Summit Entertainment, ruling that a film parody does not violate its trademarks to the film franchise. "Summit has failed to submit any evidence of confusion, despite having three years to do so," U.S. District Judge Manuel Real said at a pretrial hearing in his courtroom in downtown L.A. In December 2013, the makers of Twilight parody called "Twiharder," named after the diehard fans of Stephenie Meyer's wildly popular series of books, sought a declaration in a New York federal court that their low-budget indie film does not violate U.S. copyright or trademark law.

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  17. Deepwater Horizon widow none too pleased about upcoming film based on BP oil spill, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2010 | NOLA.com

    ... "I'd rather it not be made at all," Wheeler was quoted as saying about the film, produced under the Summit Entertainment banner. "But if they've got to do it, we'd like to at least be consulted." As it is, Wheeler said, she only learned about the ...

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  18. Clint Kisker Joins Legendary as Exec VP Business DevelopmentRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... exploit live sports rights. Prior to joining SCI, Kisker also held CFO roles at SBE Entertainment and Summit Entertainment, overseeing transactions, strategic growth and liquidity events at both companies. Tull has staked out a position in virtual ...

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  19. Legendary Hires Finance Vet Clint Kisker To Spur AcquistionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Deadline

    ... Disney to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers before the team sold to Guggenheim. Kisker also held CFO roles at Summit Entertainment and SBE Entertainment. He will report to Legendary founder Thomas Tull . In addition to its film and TV business, Tull's ...

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  20. Six Flags site is not burning down; it's just a movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | NOLA.com

    ... the city didn't reveal the name of the production that will be conducting the test, although the Summit Entertainment drama " Deepwater Horizon " -- also known as "The Long Night" -- is set to occupy the Six Flags site for much of its local shoot. ...

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