Ben-Hur Remake Wants Tom Hiddleston As Its Star

According to Deadline, MGM and Paramount are trying to woo Tom Hiddleston into starring in the latest remake of Ben-Hur. Well, he certainly has experience in both big-budget action films and in historical epics set in Rome. Just at the start of this year, he was in the Donmar Playhouse's production of Coriolanus. » 8/13/14 3:00am 8/13/14 3:00am

MGM Is Still Trying to Reboot WarGames

The latest in proof that Hollywood is out of ideas is MGM's dogged pursuit of remaking the 1983 classic WarGames. To which we say: Stop it. » 6/24/14 11:00pm 6/24/14 11:00pm

This brilliant robot horror short is becoming a full-length film

Add another example to the ongoing trend of short films being expanded to full length features — back in April we featured this terrifying short movie Abe, about a robot who becomes a serial killer. Now MGM is turning it into a full-length creepfest. » 8/21/13 4:00pm 8/21/13 4:00pm

What if RoboCop, the Hobbit and James Bond were all one movie?

MGM's financial troubles are keeping at least three long-awaited follow-ups in development hell: Darren Aranofsky's RoboCop, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, and Sam Mendes' James Bond movie. There's only one solution: combine them into one blockbuster movie. Here's how! » 9/08/10 12:31pm 9/08/10 12:31pm

Will MGM's big comeback project be an Outer Limits movie?

While we're not sure where the money is coming from, rumors are circulating cash-strapped MGM is quietly trying to develop a movie adaptation of the classic series The Outer Limits with the Saw franchise writers. Bring on the Zantis! [Variety] » 8/03/10 9:30am 8/03/10 9:30am

When will we get to see Joss Whedon's genre-busting horror film?

Joss Whedon's The Cabin In The Woods should have been released months ago, but then it was delayed until early next year because MGM wanted to convert it to 3-D. Now we're hearing that because MGM is $4 billion in debt and nobody wants to be its new CEO, this film may be stuck in release-schedule hell. (Yes, this is… » 6/17/10 7:20am 6/17/10 7:20am

With Daniel Craig's Bond On The Skids, Is Sam Worthington The Next…

Since the producers of the next Daniel Craig James Bond film put the brakes on their production due to the financial woes of MGM, people are already beginning to speculate on a full-fledged reboot. And they're betting on Sam Worthington. » 4/22/10 8:00am 4/22/10 8:00am

Is The Hobbit Delayed Yet Again?

Rumors are swirling around Peter Jackson and Guillermo Del Toro's Hobbit. Have MGM's financial troubles pushed back The Hobbit's production even more? Will we ever get something better than the 70s cartoon? » 3/29/10 10:00am 3/29/10 10:00am

Darren Aronofsky Would Rather Kill Robocop Than Make It 3D

Could Darren Aronofsky's RoboCop reboot be left to rust? Rumor has it that in the wake of Avatar's success, the up-for-sale MGM doesn't want to greenlight Aronofsky's RoboCop vision unless he's willing to make it in 3-D. And he's not. » 1/07/10 8:00am 1/07/10 8:00am

MGM Is Up For Sale, But Who's Buying?

Never mind the Terminator franchise - the entire MGM studio and back catalog is up for sale, meaning that anyone with a few billion dollars can finally make that Capricorn One remake they've been dreaming of. » 11/15/09 9:00am 11/15/09 9:00am

MGM Has Two Months To Save Hobbit, Robocop

MGM has been given two-and-a-half months' freedom from loan repayments to avoid bankruptcy. The troubled studio has forbearance until December 15th to try and sort out funding to save projects like The Hobbit and Darren Aronofsky's Robocop remake. [Deadline Hollywood] » 10/02/09 11:00am 10/02/09 11:00am

MGM Sets Its Sights On Terminator Franchise

A rare window is opening up for MGM to make a power play at the Terminator films, and rumor has it, they're going to make McG and company and offer they can't refuse. » 5/14/09 11:15am 5/14/09 11:15am

Jonas Moore's Creator Wants To Occupy Your Commute

We've already told you about The Many Worlds of Jonas Moore » 8/25/08 3:30pm 8/25/08 3:30pm, the British online SF drama that's been optioned by MGM, but even though the web version of the show doesn't launch until November, its creator is already comparing the TV version to . Well, at least he doesn't lack confidence.Howard Webster, who originally…

Will The New RoboCop Deny Existence Of Past Robo Sequels?

Click to viewThe new RoboCop movie won't just be a remake of the original Detroit cyborg police saga. Instead, it'll be a sequel. But how will a new RoboCop follow-up deal with the tangled mess of sequels, TV shows and TV movies that followed the first film? Click through for details. » 7/18/08 11:07am 7/18/08 11:07am

What If Your Blog Became A Future Society's Mythology?

MGM isn't just remaking Bill and Ted, it's also greenlit a new spec script that sounds very Bill and Ted-esque. Bobism is about a shy college kid who discovers that life 1,000 years in the future is entirely based on his blog. (I'm guessing he learns this from time travelers.) Writer Ben Wexler has mostly done work… » 4/14/08 12:39pm 4/14/08 12:39pm