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Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) announced today that the studio will honor the communal experience of watching movies in movie theaters and support the people who make those places great with a special program that reminds everyone how much we love going to the cinema. The studio is presenting Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies , a program of four Fridays of free movies streaming live on YouTube. Beginning this Friday and continuing every Friday spanning four consecutive weeks, the studio will team with Fandango and YouTube to livestream four of Lionsgate's most popular library titles – the blockbuster The Hunger Games , the classic Dirty Dancing , the Academy Award®-winning La La Land , and the box office smash John Wick – on Lionsgate’s YouTube page and Fandango’s Movieclips YouTube page. Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies will be hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis . Curtis will share her own movie memories as she is joined by special guest celebriti

#StarWarsTheForceAwakens Advance Ticket Sales Pass $100m

The film debuts to American audiences on Thursday night. Story by Matt Cummings December is usually a slow time for films, even as Hollywood dons its brightest stars in a bevy of Oscars candidates. But all of them could be wiped out by Star Wars: The Force Awakens , as The Hollywood Reporter announced that advance ticket sales had reached $100m in North America. This number is the highest for any upcoming film, beating out sales for Age of Ultron and Jurassic World. The $100m figure includes the $50-60m in sales for the opening weekend, which as you may remember shut down servers, forcing audiences to visit theaters directly to purchase their tickets. Disney has continued to decline comment on the real numbers, but emails from vendors such as Cinemark have already announced that they expanding the amount of screenings. According to THR, theaters owners agreed to take the movie if they promised to play it for four to five weeks. This isn't an uncommon practice, but

Fandango Sets Record For R-Rated Movies

Read on to learn which movie set the new record. Story by David Clark Fandango reported this week that pre-sold passes to Fifty Shades of Grey , which is set to release the day before Valentine’s Day, has set a record for the site. The sites statistics revealed that Fifty Shades of Grey has set records for advanced ticket sales for R-Rated movies and is on pace to set a record for most sales ever. The movie starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan will likely be the next big thing to hit theaters in 2015. As an adaptation from a book series the storyline has already garnered an obsessive fan base. The book trilogy has already sold over 100 million copies worldwide. The series has had record sales in Britain and has also sold over 45 million copies in the United States alone. For something that started as an experimental story inspired by the Twilight series the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, written by E.L. James, has taken on a life of its’ own. The books are d