Heavy lies the head that wears the crown -- and DreamWorks is indisputably wearing the box office crown. The six-year-old company has achieved something that long-established studios can't match…
Paul F. Duke
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.
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…
Greg Simi, a 26-year veteran of film distribution, was upped to VP and eastern division manager at MGM Distribution.
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…
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%…
Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, co-writers on last year's "Election," have been tapped for a production polish on "Jurassic Park III."
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…