Month: July 2010

Odd Job

Producers "panicked" about Bond future

An MGM insider told The Hollywood Reporter: “They’re completely panicked that if they go five, six years without a Bond movie, it’ll be over. They don’t want to kill the golden goose.” Earlier reports alleged Barbara Broccoli wanted Time Warner to buy MGM, but are concerned about a potential MGM takeover by Lionsgate, Spyglass Entertainment,…

Odd Job

Harry Potter: Nobody Does It Better

According to Box Office Mojo, the first six adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s beloved books have earned a staggering $5.4 billion worldwide, not adjusted for inflation. The 22 films considered part of the official Bond canon (the 1967 spoof “Casino Royale” and the 1983 out-of-continuity “Never Say Never Again” don’t count) have earned an estimated $5…