MGM has promoted Jim Orr to the post of exec VP, general sales manager of its domestic theatrical distribution operations.
MGM has quarried its 4,100-title movie library to create MGM HD, a 24/7 high-definition cable network that has signed a carriage deal with DirecTV.
Ashok Amritraj's Hyde Park Entertainment has greenlit India-America cross-cultural romantic comedy "The Other End of the Line" for MGM. Pic sets James Dodson as helmer and will see Jesse Metcalfe…
George Lopez is in talks to co-write, produce and star in one of the projects from Salma Hayek and partner Jose Tamez's new MGM-based shingle Ventanazul.
Jordanian animation shingle Rubicon has inked a strategic partnership with MGM Studios, the first part of which is a co-financing and co-producing joint venture on "Pink Panther & Pals." Work on the…
Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas has made a multiyear overall producing deal at MGM. The former agent had been a partner at Revolution Studios for the past seven years.
MGM has named Erik Lomis exec VP of international theatrical and home entertainment. Lomis will oversee the marketing and distribution of international theatrical and homevid releases, which are…
On the eve of the Mip TV market in Cannes, MGM has picked up international rights on MTV series "Kaya" and "Living Lahaina." The programs, which have yet to premiere on the cabler, will be available…
Jason Weiss has been appointed veepee of MGM's new division dedicated to the development and production of direct-to-video product.
MGM has acquired worldwide television and homevid rights to "A Dog's Breakfast," an original dark comedy shot by members of the cast and crew of the sci-fi series "Stargate Atlantis" and "Stargate…
Who's the boss of "The Hobbit"? This question has been growing more heated in recent weeks as the principal parties involved in the film -- New Line, MGM and director Peter Jackson -- have been…