MGM chairman-CEO Alex Yemenidjian enjoyed a 63% salary boost to $2.6 million last year -- the most profitable in the studio's 76-year history -- and also earned a $1.3 million bonus.
Despite its allusions to Sophocles, Plato and Shakespeare, "Gabriela" is pure, undiluted soap. With hardly enough substance to carry a 30-minute TV episode, let alone a feature, this spindly love…
Theater admissions for local fare in Denmark hit 2.05 million last year, according to figures published Tuesday by the government statistics office.
Working Title Films, Granada and Endemol Entertainment are among several suitors reportedly in talks to buy "Billy Elliot" producer Tiger Aspect. A report in London's Financial Times identified…
Seeing Steven Seagal in "Exit Wounds," his first bigscreen actioner in a few years, makes one wonder how he ever managed to be regarded as anything resembling a movie star.
Singer-songwriter Sting will perform his nominated song "My Funny Friend and Me" from "The Emperor's New Groove" at the 73rd Academy Awards. It will be the Brit's first Oscar performance.
Mel Gibson's Icon Entertainment is setting up an Australian production division alongside its planned distribution arm. Icon, co-owned by Bruce Davey, has signed a joint venture with Gibson's Oz…
Charles Gassot, producer of France's Oscar-nominated "The Taste of Others," is snubbing the Academy Awards in protest over the film's poor U.S. distribution.
The Canton Co. and Senator Entertainment are in final negotiations to pay mid- against high-six figures for the spec script "Caruso: The King of Tenors," an epic biopic about the famous Italian opera…
Continuing to stockpile comic moviemakers, 20th Century Fox and Fox 2000 have closed an overall directing and producing deal with Jay Roach and his Everyman Pictures label. Roach, who directed "Meet…