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  • Mark Burnett: MGM Deal Will Drive Faith and Family Channel

    MGM wanted more traction in television production. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey wanted more capital and resources to support their vast business plans, specifically the launch of an over-the top subscription channel offering faith- and family-themed programming.
  • MGM buys 55% stake in production firms of Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

    MGM buys 55% stake in production firms of Roma Downey and Mark Burnett
    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. on Monday acquired a 55% interest in the two production companies of actress Roma Downey and "Survivor" producer Mark Burnett. The Beverly Hills-based film and television studio is reviving the vaunted United Artists label to...

    Does the world need a 'Ben-Hur' remake? Nope!

    "IT WAS Jimmy Fallon's choice for the reasons you reasoned. Your story was right on." The above quote -- concerning Barbra Streisand sitting at Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" desk -- comes from somebody inside the Streisand camp. Somebody I trust, who...

    MGM and Paramount Tap Jack Huston to Play 'Ben-Hur'

    MGM and Paramount Pictures seem to have found the man to take over the reigns of biblical character Judah Ben-Hur in the remake of the 1959 classic. Sources tell Variety that Jack Huston has been tapped to star in "Ben-Hur" that Timur Bekmambetov ("...

    Williamsburg dancer pulls together a far-flung company for the coming year

    Williamsburg dancer pulls together a far-flung company for the coming year
    Dancer Joan Gavaler of Williamsburg has teamed up with partner Dan Plehal and two other artists to create a new performing company, Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre. Gavaler, who teaches dance at the College of William and Mary, describes the company...