Foiling Icahn Lets Lions Gate Assert Hunger Games Worth the Wait

Bloomberg Reports:
Jon Feltheimer and Michael Burns crank up the volume as an image flickers to life on a flat- screen TV in their offices at Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF) in Santa Monica, California.

For years, Lions Gate’s two bosses have searched for a breakout franchise of movies to allow the independent studio to thrive in an industry dominated by behemoths such as Walt Disney Co. (DIS) and Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

On this August afternoon, the two men watch a 60-second trailer for what they say is their best hope -- “The Hunger Games.” It’s set in a dystopian future where a totalitarian state forces 24 teens to duel to the death on national television.

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alycakes3233d ago

I sure hope so...I know i've been waiting a long time for it to come out so have a lot of other people so maybe it'll make more than expected at the boxoffice.