United Artists/MGM's Tom Cruise Nazi thriller "Valkyrie" will open on Christmas Day instead of Dec. 26, so the pic can benefit from the traditional uptick in moviegoing on Christmas night.
MGM prexy of domestic distribution Clark Woods will receive the 2008 Shalah M. Hassanein Humanitarian Award at upcoming exhib confab ShowEast, while Disney VP of exhibitor relations Nancy Klueter…
MGM is claiming that it is not for sale, countering a detailed report in BusinessWeek magazine that its backers are trying to unload the studio.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has teamed up with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to preserve archives from the MGM/United Artists library.
MGM has scared up the scripting team of Stiles White and Juliet Snowden ("Boogeyman") to pen its remake of "Poltergeist."
Darren Aronofsky has signed on to direct a new installment of 'Robocop' for MGM. The film is slated for a summer 2010 release with David Self writing the script.
MGM/UA has begun restructuring its marketing department. Dennis Rice has resigned as prexy of marketing and publicity at UA, and the studio has hired Michael Vollman to dual posts as MGM exec veep…
MGM has acquired April Blair's comedy pitch "Still You" and attached Aline Brosh McKenna and "Wild Hogs" director Walt Becker to produce.
MGM has tapped veteran exec Dan Kolsrud to the newly created post of exec VP, worldwide theatrical physical production.
MGM has acquired rights to the Jason Carter Eaton children's book "The Facttracker" and will turn it into a live-action feature to be directed by David Silverman.