Lions Gate to Restart Talks on Possible Starz Acquisition

  • Early-stage discussions taking place between company advisers
  • Lions Gate came close to buying Starz at end of 2014

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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has restarted talks to acquire Starz, according to people familiar with the matter, about a year after buying a stake in the pay-TV network company.

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