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…
MGM topper Harry Sloan thinks he's the best thing that's happened to the studio in a while -- and he said so at the Mipcom TV mart Tuesday. When asked what single new factor would be responsible for…
Amy Gruberg has joined MGM as senior veep of media operations. Based at the studio's HQ in Los Angeles, she will oversee the media strategy for each of its films, including MGM homevid releases, and…
Breaking up is hard to do, but the Lion seems increasingly eager to embark on the process. Just a year into its dalliance with Sony, MGM will limit their relationship to a co-financing partnership on…
MGM has acquired distribution rights to the Irwin Winkler-helmed 9/11 pic "Home of the Brave" from Nu Image/Millennium Films, which is being produced with Emmett/Furla Films.
MGM has acquired distribution rights to the Irwin Winkler-helmed "Home of the Brave" from Nu Image/Millennium Films. Emmett/Furla Films is producing the film, which will receive a platform release…
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.