Box Office: NO TIME TO DIE Debuts With $56M
Theatrical

“No Time to Die,” the latest installment in the James Bond franchise, debuted to $56 million from 4,407 theaters at the domestic box office, a result that falls somewhat short of expectations and ...

Variety
October 11, 2021

Bond Fever Hits UK: NO TIME TO DIE Ticket Presales Biggest Sin...
Theatrical

London’s famed Royal Albert Hall will host the long-awaited — and several-times delayed — world premiere of No Time to Die on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Daniel Craig is expected to be in attendance, alo...

Hollywood Reporter
September 27, 2021

Bond Fever Hits UK: NO TIME TO DIE Ticket Presales Biggest Sin...
Theatrical

London’s famed Royal Albert Hall will host the long-awaited — and several-times delayed — world premiere of No Time to Die on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Daniel Craig is expected to be in attendance, alo...

Hollywood Reporter
September 24, 2021

Mastercard and Jennifer Hudson Partner to Celebrate Black Wome...
Finance - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Theatrical

PURCHASE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Black Business Month, Mastercard is announcing a series of celebratory events in partnership with Mastercard ambassador, Jennifer Hudson, to acknowledge an...

Faisal Hussain
September 23, 2021

Triumph & MGM Release Limited-Edition Motorcycle for NO T...
Automotive - Theatrical

The motorbike company Triumph is as much of a British icon as the James Bond film franchise is, and to mark the release of the upcoming film No Time to Die, the two have come together on this limited-...

Variety
September 21, 2021

Shaken Not Stirred: Smirnoff™ Vodka Reveals ‘ThereR...
Beverages - Partnerships - Press Releases - Theatrical

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "Shaken not stirred." Viewers have seen James Bond drink his famous Smirnoff vodka martini from the very first Bond film, Dr. No (1962). In Goldfinger (1...

Faisal Hussain
September 13, 2021

ADDAMS FAMILY 2 Shifts to Same-Day Theatrical & Premium O...
Theatrical

The Addams Family 2 will release in theaters and premium on-demand in the U.S. and Canada on the same day, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The animated film, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and BRON C...

Hollywood Reporter
August 23, 2021

Labor Coalition Lobbies to Halt Amazon’s MGM Takeover
Streaming - Theatrical

As the Federal Trade Commission examines Amazon’s proposed $8.45 billion buy of MGM, pressure from unions and progressive politicians is mounting on the regulator to take action, either by blocking ...

Hollywood Reporter
August 11, 2021

Box Office: ‘Jungle Cruise’ Sails to No. 1 Despite COVID C...
Theatrical

Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, “Jungle Cruise” still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film’s opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office. The Disney f...

AP News
August 2, 2021

The Breakfast Table Gets Kookier This Halloween With ‘Th...
CPG - Press Releases - Theatrical

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of the theatrical release of MGM's highly anticipated animated sequel "The Addams Family 2" on Oct. 1, Kellogg Company is teaming up with the i...

Angelina Luspo
July 13, 2021

Mattel Films and MGM to Develop Polly Pocket Live-Action Motio...
Press Releases - Theatrical - Toys

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – June 24, 2021 – Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today plans to develop Polly Pocket, Mattel’s popular micro-doll line, into a live-action motion picture. Mattel Fi...

Faisal Hussain
June 25, 2021

How Will Amazon Uncage Its New Lion as the Tech Giant Goes Hol...
Streaming - Tech - Theatrical

Hollywood has spent the past week trying to imagine how Amazon will integrate MGM after its $8.5 billion acquisition of the legendary studio is complete. Did Amazon overpay? What is the fate of MGM f...

Variety
June 2, 2021

Recent Mergers Put Pressure on Netflix
Streaming - Tech

Amazon Will Buy MGM for Over $8 Billion. Your Move, Netflix. The move is the latest, and greatest, in a new wave of media consolidation sparked by the streaming wars. It's an inevitable progression, ...

Wired
May 27, 2021

Executive Team In Play As Amazon Set To Absorb MGM
Streaming

With the $8.75 billion Amazon-MGM deal wrapped, the question around Hollywood now is who will run it and whether MGM execs will cash big checks and head for the exits. The acquisition announced Wedne...

Deadline
May 27, 2021

How Will Amazon Run MGM?
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Is the tech giant buying the venerable studio mostly for its vast library or does it want to supercharge the studio's production capabilities? The blockbuster acquisition, assuming it passes regulato...

Hollywood Reporter
May 26, 2021

Amazon Buys MGM for $8.45 Billion
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

James Bond has a new home: Amazon and MGM announced a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire MGM for $8.45 billion. MGM, founded in 1924, complements Amazon Studios, which has pr...

Variety
May 26, 2021

Amazon Reportedly in Talks to Buy MGM as Streaming Wars Intens...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

Amazon is reportedly in talks to buy MGM, the vaunted film studio that was a staple of Hollywood's Golden Age. A tie-up would give the tech firm a big brand to wield as competition in streaming grows ...

CNN
May 18, 2021

After WarnerMedia-Discovery Merger, Who Will Be Next?
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

MGM, Lionsgate and AMC Networks have all been subject to takeover chatter on Wall Street. Will more media dominos start falling in a new media M&A merry-go-round? That is a question Wall Street i...

Hollywood Reporter
May 18, 2021

NHL Gets Equity Stake in PointsBet as Part of Sports Betting D...
Branding - Gaming - Sports - Television

The National Hockey League (NHL) has secured an equity stake in PointsBet as part of a broader partnership with the Australian sports betting operator. The wider deal sees PointsBet become the fourth...

Sports Pro
February 10, 2021

New Wave of Film Delays
Streaming - Theatrical

James Bond’s latest adventure has hit another speed bump. “No Time to Die,” the upcoming installment in the British spy series, has been postponed yet again. The movie will now release in theat...

Variety
January 22, 2021

Buyer or Seller? How Each Film Studio Tackled Dealmaking Amid ...
Streaming - Tech - Theatrical

Each studio is in deal-making mode during the pandemic. As COVID-19 shuttered productions, Paramount had no movies shooting, but Disney had a half-dozen. Apple and Amazon went on buying sprees, while ...

The Hollywood Reporter
December 29, 2020

New Jersey trending to approve esports gambling
Esports

The esports and betting industries have become closer than ever throughout the course of this year. A great number of betting companies, as well as bettors themselves, turned to esports after the pand...

Esports Insider
December 7, 2020

Genius Brands International promotes Michael Jaffa to COO
Streaming - Television - Toys

Jaffa will be responsible for overseeing the business operations of production, consumer products, global distribution, as well as legal, human resources and the diversity divisions. Additionally, he ...

GlobeNewswire
December 4, 2020

At James Bond studio MGM, questions mount about company direct...
Theatrical

After Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios' exit from bankruptcy a decade ago, the storied film and television company made strides toward regaining its status as a Hollywood player. But growing questions loo...

LA Times
November 27, 2020

Bond May Be Delayed, but Wristwatches Are Available Now
Electronics - Fashion - Theatrical

The release of the latest 007 movie, No Time to Die, already delayed to what would have been Wednesday, was pushed back yet again, to April 2021, a full year from its originally scheduled debut. But ...

Bloomberg
November 27, 2020

Sinclair partnership with Bally’s for naming rights to Fox S...
Sports - Television

For casino operator Bally’s, the intent is not only to push their brand to prospective sports gamblers but also to eventually feature an online gaming tool that allows betting televisions. Tags: S...

Awful Announcing
November 20, 2020

Inside Mark Burnett’s disruptive reign at MGM
Theatrical

Five years after joining the studio as chairman of worldwide television, the reality uber-producer has not only failed to deliver a hit, he has become an agent of chaos at a leaderless company in sear...

Hollywood Reporter
November 19, 2020

Las Vegas will lead post COVID-19 live entertainment recovery:...
Travel

Live entertainment and tourists are slowly returning to Las Vegas despite spikes in coronavirus infections nationwide. Full Story: Yahoo (11/16)  For the full story, visit Yahoo!  -  https://fin...

Yahoo!
November 16, 2020

How COVID-19 Rocked Hollywood’s $125 Billion Licensing and C...
Theatrical

In late August, DC Comics and Warner Bros. held a virtual convention to showcase superhero content for fans across the globe, all presented by live-stream due to the coronavirus. One of the event’s ...

Variety
November 12, 2020

Fan Engagement, Media Partnerships Will Drive Sports Betting D...
Sports

Activity is expected to remain hotly competitive in the media space in light of mega-deals between PointsBet and NBC Universal, FanDuel and Turner Sports For the full story, visit Sports Handle  -...

Sports Handle
October 28, 2020

‘Addams Family’ live-action TV series from Tim Burton
Television

In what would mark his first major live-action TV series, Tim Burton is setting his sights on The Addams Family. For the full story, visit Deadline  -  https://deadline.com/2020/10/tim-burton-add...

Deadline
October 23, 2020

As Quibi shutters, so goes nearly $2 billion in investments
Streaming

The mobile streaming startup led by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman has closed just six months after launching. For the full story, visit Variety  -  https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/quibi-shu...

Variety
October 22, 2020

‘Legally Blonde 3’ delays release date to 2022
Theatrical

Everyone’s favorite Gemini vegetarian is postponing her return to the big screen. For the full story, visit Variety  -  https://variety.com/2020/film/news/legally-blonde-3-release-date-12348118...

Variety
October 21, 2020

Is MGM Up for sale again.
Theatrical

Hedge-fund manager Kevin Ulrich has a lot riding on the latest James Bond film. But after the coronavirus pandemic destroyed movie-theater attendance and pushed “No Time to Die” out to next year, ...

Wall Street Journal
October 12, 2020

It’s No Time to Die for James Bond Merchandising Tie-Ins
Theatrical

The movie might be delayed, but the $52,000 commemorative watches are right on time. For the full story, visit Bloomberg  -  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-06/best-james-bond-no...

Bloomberg
October 8, 2020

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