| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:59 AM
Brad Pitt's film company, Plan B Entertainment, has signed a production deal with New Regency and RatPac Entertainment -- an arrangement that precipitates his company's departure from Paramount Pictures at the end of the year.
The pact takes one of...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Buoyed by the seven nominations snagged by "American Hustle," Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios with 15 Golden Globe nominations in film categories.
Trailing Sony were 20th Century Fox Film with 10 nominations, the Weinstein Co. with nine, ...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:24 PM
With the stranded-in-space adventure “Gravity” and the 1970s-set con artist romp “American Hustle,” Warner Bros. and Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios in the Oscar nominations on Thursday.
Movies released by Warner...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The impending departure of Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment from Paramount Pictures would seem like a blow to the Hollywood studio, which is suffering from a perception problem.
The studio is making fewer films these days, and enjoying smaller market...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported a profit of $505,000 for the fiscal quarter ending Sept. 30 -- a significant decline from the same quarter a year earlier, when the studio made $75.5 million.
Revenue was $498.7 million, down 29% from $707 million...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Eugenio Derbez is scared. Very scared. You can see it in his eyes. You can hear it in the edge of nervous excitement that creeps into his voice as he slides into a seat at the Urth Caffé in downtown Los Angeles.
"I didn't expect this," he says. "I'm...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover.
Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Young adult movies are the ticket for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., maker of the “Twilight” and “Hunger Games” sagas.
Movies based on teen-oriented books helped the company swing to profit in its fiscal fourth quarter and it&...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The home entertainment business is growing again, albeit slowly, despite the fact that people continue to spend less on DVDs.
After years of declines, total consumer spending on movies for home use grew 2% in the first half of the year to $8.63 billion....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:10 PM
The Miramax film company's attempts to reestablish itself as a Hollywood powerhouse hit another snag with the resignation of Chairman Richard Nanula, a veteran executive who formerly held prominent posts at Walt Disney Co. and Amgen Inc.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported net income of $13.6 million for the fiscal quarter ending June 30 -- a notable improvement over the same period a year earlier, when the company lost $44.2 million despite having the blockbuster "The Hunger Games"...