Lionsgate and Hasbro agrees to bring Monopoly to the big screen Lionsgate (LGF) and Hasbro (HAS) are partnering to bring the iconic game MONOPOLY to the big screen, the two companies announced. Academy Award-nominated Andrew Niccol will write the screenplay for MONOPOLY, which will be produced by Lionsgate and Hasbro's Allspark Pictures. Lionsgate will finance the movie.
Lionsgate merger with Starz looks increasingly logical, says Stifel Stifel says that it has become more convinced of the logic of a potential merger between Lionsgate (LGF) and Starz (STRZA). The firm thinks that such a deal would positively impact Lionsgate's cah flow, increase its leverage capacity and expand its OTT content platform. The firm says that a combination of EPIX and Starz would be positive for both platforms, and it increased its price target on Lionsgate to $42 from $39 while keeping a Buy rating on the shares.