Universal Studios' consumer products division and the son of Bela Lugosi Tuesday announced a deal to develop merchandise based on the late actor's likeness in the 1931 horror classic "Dracula" and…
Producer David Ladd ("Mod Squad") has extended his first-look producing deal with MGM for two years, officials said Monday. The pact extends an original exclusive two-year arrangement through August…
MGM has struck a national revenue-sharing deal with Rentrak in its first such pact for DVD.
Greg Simi, a 26-year veteran of film distribution, was upped to VP and eastern division manager at MGM Distribution.
Steven Surjik ("Wayne's World 2") is in final negotiations to helm the newly resurrected "Tree," a comedy project, now set up at MGM, that was originally envisioned as a vehicle for David Spade and…
John Malone's curious appetite for post-production businesses was fed again Thursday with the acquisition of the audio post assets of Hollywood-based Soundelux.
A Los Angeles Superior Court jury Thursday awarded $46 million in punitive damages to children's writer Diane Russomanno, who earlier had won $8.23 million in compensatory damages on charges of…
Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, co-writers on last year's "Election," have been tapped for a production polish on "Jurassic Park III."
Tribune Co., the fourth-largest TV station group in the nation and new owner of the L.A. Times, saw its second-quarter revenue climb and profit dive during the second quarter. Net income dropped 96%…
Music retailer Musicland Stores Corp. reported a 14% increase in second-quarter earnings Wednesday as an even nicer bump in profit at its bricks-and-mortar businesses was offset by deeper red ink at…