Now that MGM's has completed its restructuring with $500 million in fresh funding, one of the top priorities is to renew James Bond's license to kill.
New Zealand Actors Equity
New Line and Warner Bros. confirmed Thursday they are still considering alternative locations for Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit," despite a boycott order being lifted by unions.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has waded in on the actors' unions threatened "Hobbit" boycott in an attempt to keep his country's status as Middle Earth.
The seven major actors unions have told members not to work on "The Hobbit."
When Qatari media shingle Alnoor launched a $200 million film fund last October, it became the latest of a growing number of Middle East-based players looking to enter the film biz.