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.
Advancing on its goal of expanding its film production and distribution ops, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios has tapped veteran exec Bedi A. Singh to the newly created post of president of finance and…
MGM has acquired domestic rights to "How To Lose Friends and Alienate People" and plans to release the comedy on Oct. 3 in conjunction with Autonomous Films.
MGM has won a bidding war for "The Zookeeper," paying $2 million against $3 million for the comedy spec from the team of Jay Scherick and David Ronn.
United Artists and MGM have pushed back the release of Bryan Singer's Tom Cruise starrer "Valkyrie" from Oct. 3 to Feb. 13.