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Luca Guadagnino, Timothee Chalamet Reteam ‘Bones and All’ Lands at MGM

Bones and All, the feature that will reunite Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino and star Timothée Chalamet, has landed at MGM. The studio has secured worldwide rights to the feature that Guadagnino directed from a script written by longtime collaborator David Kajganich (Suspiria, A Bigger Splash). The movie, based on the novel […]

Zendaya, Josh O’Connor, Mike Faist Starring in Luca Guadagnino’s Romantic Drama ‘Challengers’

Zendaya, The Crown’s Josh O’Connor and West Side Story breakout Mike Faist have teamed up with filmmaker Luca Guadagnino for Challengers, a romantic drama that MGM has picked up. The tennis-themed project is being produced by Amy Pascal and her Pascal Pictures banner as well as Guadagnino and Zendaya. The script, by playwright-singer-author Justin Kuritzkes, […]

‘No Time to Die’ Release Pushed Back Again in Australia

No Time To Die has been delayed once more because of the pandemic, but this time only in Australia. The 25th James Bond — which was originally due for release in 2019, then pushed to April 2020 after Cary Joji Fukunaga took over from Danny Boyle as director and has since been postponed several times due […]

Sen. Warren Asks FTC to Conduct “Broad and Meticulous” Review of Amazon-MGM Deal

Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan late Tuesday, asking the regulator to conduct a “broad and meticulous” review of Amazon’s proposed acquisition of MGM Studios. Meanwhile on Wednesday, Amazon demanded that Khan recuse herself from any matters relating to the company. The FTC has been tasked with reviewing […]

How Will Biden Regulators Respond to Amazon-MGM and Discovery-Warner?

The pairing of AT&T’s $43 billion spinoff of WarnerMedia with Discovery as well as Amazon’s $8.54 billion acquisition of MGM Studios presents the Biden Administration with its first major merger reviews. How will the examinations play out? Notably, the prior administration went to court in 2017 to stop AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner […]

MGM Sold to Amazon for $8.45 Billion in Blockbuster Deal

In a landmark mega deal, Amazon is acquiring MGM Holdings — whose storied studio boasts one of the largest film and TV libraries — in a bid to turbocharge its Prime membership offering to customers and potentially mine intellectual property of franchises such as James Bond and Rocky. The deal, pending regulatory approval, values the studio […]

‘Legally Blonde 3’ Release Date Pushed to 2022

MGM is pushing the theatrical release for 'Legally Blonde 3' to May 2022. Reese Witherspoon is set to reprise her role as Elle Woods in the sequel movie.

MGM, Lena Waithe Team on Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic

A new Sammy Davis Jr. biopic is in the works at MGM and Lena Waithe's Hillman Grad banner.

Rola Bauer Named MGM’s Head of International Television Productions

Rola Bauer, former head of StudioCanal TV, has been named the new head of international television productions at MGM. Bauer's credits include the Emmy-winning mini-series 'The Pillars of the Earth,' crime procedural 'Crossing Lines' and the upcoming historical thriller 'Shadowplay.'

MGM to Take $30 Million-Plus Hit After Moving Bond Film ‘No Time to Die’

When the dust settles, MGM will likely take a $30 million to $50 million hit by moving the release of 'No Time to Die' back seven months, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

MGM Executive Shake-Up Could Foreshadow Bigger Changes at Storied Studio

As MGM enlists Michael De Luca to run its film unit and readies April's 'No Time to Die,' top brass hope to parlay its vast library into a rich deal from an acquisitive rival (or even Apple).

New Book on Famed MGM Art Director Cedric Gibbons Reveals Over 100 Never-Before-Seen Photos

A new book features the life and times of legendary designer and art director Cedric Gibbons and his work at MGM during the Golden Age of Hollywood.