Universal is taking over the sequel from Warner Bros. and Zak Penn will write the script with the director
Luke Ryan is the new chief executive of the firm, which is making a push into TV and feature films
Chris Wedge ("Ice Age") is directing Paramount's $100 million movie, which Mary Parent ("Noah") is producing
Tom Cruise is continuing his science fiction binge, as the star of "Oblivion" and Doug Liman's upcoming "All You Need Is Kill" is attached to...
She joined MGM in 2008, and had been a well-regarded producer at Universal
Movie chief leaves right before studio enters into Chapter 11
MGM is concurrently preparing to file for bankruptcy
Aims to lure experienced industry execs, plans Santa Monica studio facility
Bankruptcy threatened; "Hobbit" and James Bond in peril.
Sloan failed to turn around the debt-strapped studio. Stephen Cooper has been brought in to restructure.