The weak box office performance of "Lions for Lambs" marks a rough start for Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner's United Artists, with the film looking likely to gross no more than $60 million worldwide.
The Oliver Stone-directed "Pinkville" has become the second major film casualty of the writer's strike. United Artists has halted plans to begin production in early December in Southeast Asia…
Lark Intl. Multimedia exec Bob Vallone has been tapped to receive CineAsia's exhibitor of the year award at this year's convention in Macau.
United Artists has named production exec Jeff Kleeman to the newly created position of exec VP, motion picture production.
Oliver Stone is closing a deal with United Artists to finance "Pinkville," a drama about the investigation of the 1968 My Lai massacre that he would direct. Pic would be distributed through MGM.
Continuing its ramp-up, United Artists has tapped veteran production exec Don Granger as prexy of production. Granger's resume includes supervising 35 films at Paramount, including pics in the…
The new United Artists led by Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner is in talks to acquire "Youth Without Youth," Francis Ford Coppola's first film since 1997's "Rainmaker." Move would reunite Coppola with…
That was a beautiful insert that Sony recently took in Variety welcoming MGM into its corporate family. The logo was there, the library was there. Not surprisingly, the MGM management wasn't and…
Studio-based specialty houses Warner Independent Pictures and United Artists are on a collision course over rival films focusing on the bond author Truman Capote developed with murderer Perry Smith…
James Bond will have to wait another year to embark on his next mission. Plans to release the 21st installment of the long-running spy franchise in 2005 have been scrapped, with MGM confirming…