MGM

Kevin Smith Drops ‘Buckaroo Banzai’ Series Over MGM-Creator Lawsuit

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 29, 2016 @ 8:50 AM
20th Century Fox / Jason Merritt, Getty Images
Say what you will about Kevin Smith tackling a TV adaptation of The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension; there’s no denying his passion for the material. So much so, in fact, that Smith has now distanced himself from the project over MGM’s lawsuit with the original writer and director.

Kevin Smith’s ‘Buckaroo Banzai’ Held Up Over Legal Dispute With Creators

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 28, 2016 @ 2:32 PM
20th Century Fox / Jason Merritt, Getty Images
Last we heard, Kevin Smith’s TV take on The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension was likely bound for Amazon, so what’s the holdup? Apparently the original writer and director, as MGM is now suing the pair for the rights to proceed with Smith’s TV series.

Kevin Smith Says He’s Working on a ‘Buckaroo Banzai’ TV Series

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 16, 2016 @ 4:37 PM
20th Century Fox / Jason Merritt, Getty Images
Even Kevin Smith had to admit his surprise at overwhelmingly positive reception for his episode of The Flash, and the gig may yet continue to bear fruit. The Yoga Hosers director says MGM has approached him for an Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension TV series, one of his personal favorites.

'Fame' Returning to TV, Here Come the 'Glee' Comparisons

EDIT
by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2012 @ 1:52 PM
MGM
From just about the minute people heard that NBC was developing an adult musical series about Broadway show-business, 'Glee' comparisons and contrasts flew left and right.  Now that 'Smash' has come and establish itself as a separate entity, will 'Fame' face the same stigma upon returning to TV?  Will 'Fame' face greater scrutiny now that 'Glee' is headed to New York, or will people remember which came first?  Who's behind the new series?

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Loses Money But Will MGM Make Sequels on the Cheap?

EDIT
by George Roush March 23, 2012 @ 4:10 PM
MGM Studios
'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' may have been a hit with the critics but it failed to make any real noise at the box office last holiday season. The American movie adaptation of the best-selling novel, starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, was considered a loss despite taking in $231 million in box office receipts worldwide. So what's the status of the planned sequel?