Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Pushes Lionsgate Past $1B Domestic Box Office
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 opened in theaters this past weekend, making over $140M in the USA. This means Lionsgate, having recently acquired Twilight‘s parent studio Summit Entertainment, has reached a milestone with this release: crossing the billion-dollar mark in domestic box office revenue for the first time ever. This achievement was also helped greatly by the release of The Hunger Games back in March, which made over $400M in North American theaters.
Since there will be no more Twilight movies, it’s more likely that the rest of the projects in Lionsgate’s portfolio will reap the benefits of this success– let’s hope this means good things for Catching Fire and the two Mockingjay films!