While "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," and "Skyfall" have dramatically improved MGM's bottom line, the company's initial public offering may still be a long ways off. Knowledgeable sources say…
Producer Robert E. Relyea, who worked on pics alongside Elvis Presley, John Wayne and Steve McQueen (pictured with Relyea at left), and held top production posts at Paramount, Lorimar and MGM/UA…
Influential TV mogul Lee Rich, who ran Lorimar Television and later MGM/UA, and won an Emmy for producing "The Waltons," died of lung cancer Friday in Los Angeles. He was 93.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$231.7M Disney -25.30%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$126.5M Paramount Pictures -31.50%
Let's Be Cops
Let's Be Cops3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$32.6M Fox -29.54%
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/United Artists has inked with local distrib-exhib Filmes do Estacao for theatrical distribution of indie and art fare.
Former Paramount exec John P. Symes has been named president of MGM/UA Worldwide TV, overseeing development,production and domestic distribution of all television programs.