Lionsgate Lays Off 20 Staffers

Variety | 3/8/2019 | Brent Lang
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Lionsgate, the movie and TV studio behind “Orange Is the New Black” and “The Hunger Games,” laid off roughly 20 people on Friday. The cuts mostly impact employees in business operations. There are also a few layoffs in its television division.

It is the second round of layoffs at Lionsgate this year. In January, Lionsgate laid off 26 staffers in its motion picture group and dissolved its partnership with Codeblack Films, the maker of the Kevin Hart stand-up special “Let Me Explain” and the Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez on Me.”

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