Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment has landed a non-exclusive multipic distribution deal at MGM. Inaugural pic under the pact will be the $60 million WWI adventure film "Flyboys."
How much more can the Lion roar? A lot, if MGM chairman-CEO Harry Sloan's Wednesday appearance at the Mip TV mart is anything to go by.
The new MGM is looking to profit off its library in digital markets, tapping TV vet Douglas A. Lee as exec VP in charge of new media. Lee most recently headed his own consultancy after having worked…
Just shy of a year after MGM ended its run as an independent studio, the company is revving up its engines to build a distribution arm. It is close to a deal with the Weinstein Co., and in talks with…
Studio and exhib consolidation has put plenty of distrib execs out of work, but the close-knit distribution community is buzzing that there may be somebody hiring in the near future: MGM.
Former DreamWorks and Miramax chief operating officer Rick Sands will take the same post at MGM under recently named CEO Harry Sloan. Move was expected following former MGM prexy Dan Taylor's…
A former MGM employee arrested in September for posting a copy of "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" on the Internet a day before it opened has pleaded guilty in federal court. Marc…
Six months after a Sony-led consortium of investors bought MGM, Harry Sloan has been named chairman and CEO of the Lion. A member of the MGM board of directors, Sloan is also becoming a private…
Sony is making its first big move to take control of the library that fueled its $4.8 billion acquisition of MGM. David Bishop, former prexy of MGM Home Entertainment, has been tapped president of…
Alex Carloss has been named exec VP, worldwide marketing and development, for Paramount Home Entertainment. Carloss had been senior veep of marketing at MGM Home Entertainment, following exec stints…
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300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
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