The money man is taking over the Lion. Chief financial officer Daniel Taylor will head MGM as prexy once it becomes a private company controlled by Sony, Comcast and a consortium of investors later…
MGM has settled on what is likely to be its final four films in its current incarnation. Following discussions with Sony, the Lion has greenlit the projects in advance of the studio's buyout by a…
MGM's summer will no longer be pink. Studio moved back the release date of its "The Pink Panther" pic from July 22 to Sept. 23. Prompting the move was Sony's decision to shift "Mask of Zorro" off the…
Singer-thesp Usher will take on his first dramatic vehicle with Lions Gate Films' "Dying for Dolly," while MGM is trying to line up another Usher project with "Step in the Name of Love."
MGM will hold a shareholders meeting Dec. 17 to vote on its proposed acquisition by a consortium led by Sony. Vote is expected to be perfunctory, as controlling shareholder Kirk Kerkorian and his…
Arthur Sarkissian, producer of the "Rush Hour" franchise (including the forthcoming third installment), has renewed his first-look production deal at MGM, where he's been based since 2002.
Pierce Brosnan may no longer be James Bond, but he has definitely become Hollywood's hot heist guy. Thesp, who next appears in New Line jewel theft pic "After the Sunset," will keep on capering in…
Comcast's role in the Sony-MGM deal was important -- but apparently not enough to convince outgoing topper Alex Yemenidjian that the cabler has gained more clout in the ongoing tug of war between…
MGM made up for a weak summer at the box office with strong homevideo performance and increased television revenues to cut its net loss in the third quarter.
MGM Studios has upped Brett Fellman and Derek McLay to senior VP, exhibitor relations, and senior VP, domestic distribution, respectively.
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