'The Hobbit,' NCAA Tournament Boost Time Warner Earnings, But Revenue Flat 2 weeks ago
The popularity of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and the NCAA Tournament propelled Time Warner to an increase in its...
By Lucas Shaw
On the eve of the Cinecom convention, some looks at the movies and issues on the minds of exhibitors and studios
"The Lincoln Lawyer" gets a discount, "The Hobbit" sets off and Stephen Sondheim puts the kibosh on a Barbra Streisand/Tom Hooper "Gypsy"
The independent division will shrink from the current staff of 50 to about 35, TheWrap has learned
Recovering from ulcer surgery, filmmaker says he's back on track and so is his long-anticipated MGM fantasy-film production
Andy Serkis and Ian McKellen will reprise their "Lord of the Rings" roles in the two-part prequel
Eddie Izzard also stars in the Sky TV miniseries based on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel
Frodo to return to Middle Earth for at least cameo in Peter Jackson film
As part of deal, MGM will handle television licensing for the fantasy prequel
Mather takes position with company just out of Chapter 11
Ken Stott, Mikael Persbrandt, Ryan Gage, William Kircher, Jed Brophy and "Dr. Who" star Sylvester McCoy have also joined the cast
Court says Spyglass chiefs get $4 million if their agreement to take over studio is breached
Martin Freeman stars as Bilbo Baggins in the two-part epic from New Line, MGM and WB
Prime Minister announces that deal is reached with co-producer/distributor Warner Bros. to keep the Peter Jackson film in Kiwi country
Supporters of "The Hobbit" staying in New Zealand will march Monday
Martin Freeman will play Bilbo Baggins, while Richard Armitage will play Thorin Oakenshield
The studio says it could still move production out of New Zealand
Billionaire investor urges creditors to consider Lionsgate's merger proposal
New Zealand actor's union agrees to end the labor strife that threatened to hold up the production -- but is it enough for Peter Jackson?
See who's signed up, who's being talked about for Peter Jackson's upcoming two-part prequel
Exclusive: The long-delayed Hobbit will start production in February, though labor issues are not yet resolved
By embracing Lionsgate's merger proposal, the renegade investor may end Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum's bid to take over the studio
The hairy New Zealander is close to answering the prayers of fans and will agree to direct "The Hobbit" pictures
“Secretariat” leaves the gate, and Lionsgate downplays the actresses in “For Colored Girls"
John Key offers to step in if New Zealand production of 'The Hobbit' is threatened
“True Grit” teases, and IMDb points a camera at Kevin Spacey
Warner/New Line, MGM statement voices "concern" over unfair-treatment allegations of New Zealand actors
The actor tells TheWrap: "You can’t shy away from a moment when it’s there”