Mark Gordon has come on board to produce a fourth “The Chronicles of Narnia” movie. Gordon has reached a deal with the C.S. Lewis Co. to jointly develop and produce “The Chronicles of Narnia: The…
The Hobbit Production
James Bond and the Hobbits have boosted second quarter revenues by nearly three times over the 2012 quarter for MGM Holdings to $339 million, compared with $128.4 million. The privately-held studio…
With 'The Hobbit' now in the can New Zealand seeks further 'runaway productions' by loosening rules for two grant schemes.
Peter Jackson has celebrated the final day of production on “The Hobbit” trilogy by liveblogging his entire day in production. The posts on his Facebook page started with the director waking up and…
Filmmakers chasing incentives around the world often find themselves in unfamiliar territory. That's when securing the right production-services company can make all the difference between a…
Higher Frame Rate technology was a key discussion point and frequent whipping boy at the first international 3D Creative Summit in London this week.
Thanks to "Skyfall" and 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," MGM saw fourth-quarter earnings move into the black to $40.2 million from a loss of $11.2 million in the 2011 quarter.
MGM will be a step closer Friday to its dream of becoming a major studio once again, when the company closes a $650 million refinancing that will help the Lion fund ventures in new media and more of…
‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ – Produced by Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh & Zane Weiner
After "The Lord of the Rings," Jackson and Walsh started to explore J.R.R. Tolkien's earlier novel and the appendices for a prequel. According to Cunningham, "Guillermo del Toro was going to (direct)…
While Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" delivers more of what made his earlier trilogy so compelling -- it doesn't offer nearly enough novelty to justify the three-film, nine-hour…
The American Humane Assn., which has been tagging films with its "No Animals Were Harmed" disclaimer for more than 70 years, is asking the entertainment industry for "additional jurisdiction and…
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