‘Hunger Games’ rides. Virtual reality ‘Twilight.’ How Lionsgate is pushing into the theme parks business

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Half a decade after “The Hunger Games” catapulted Lionsgate into the ranks of the major studios, the company is betting its young adult franchises will make it a major player in the theme park business.

The Santa Monica-based film and TV studio has high hopes for Lionsgate-themed parks in South...