THR, Esq.
James Woods Sues Twitter User for $10 Million Over "Cocaine Addict" Accusation
James Woods Sues Twitter User for $10 Million Over "Cocaine Addict" Accusation
The actor files a defamation lawsuit against an individual who replied to his tweets about Barack Obama and Caitlyn Jenner.
'Happy Birthday' Ownership Judgment Will Wait on "Smoking Gun" Evidence
'Happy Birthday' Ownership Judgment Will Wait on "Smoking Gun" Evidence
A hearing Wednesday on whether one of the world's most popular songs belongs in the public domain ended without a decision.
Hulk Hogan Blames Gawker for N-Word Leak, Calls for Investigation
Hulk Hogan Blames Gawker for N-Word Leak, Calls for Investigation
Gawker "had very few options remaining to save their way of life," asserts Hogan in an emergency motion to conduct an investigation.
Avi Lerner Goes to War With Union Over "No Residuals" Promise
Avi Lerner Goes to War With Union Over "No Residuals" Promise
A new lawsuit comes after Nu Image almost went to trial earlier this year, bringing several other big name indie producers in tow.
Hollywood Law Hires: Latham & Watkins' Entertainment Group Grows With Rival Litigator
Hollywood Law Hires: Latham & Watkins' Entertainment Group Grows With Rival Litigator
Plus a dealmaker returning to Greenberg Glusker and a labor attorney joining Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp.
Bill Cosby's "Media Blitz," "Narcissistic View" Attacked in Court
Bill Cosby's "Media Blitz," "Narcissistic View" Attacked in Court
The attorney for Andrea Constand tells the judge that confidentiality is "unenforceable" and bemoans double standards.
"Happy Birthday" Lawsuit: "Smoking Gun" Emerges in Bid to Free World's Most Popular Song
"Happy Birthday" Lawsuit: "Smoking Gun" Emerges in Bid to Free World's Most Popular Song
Attorneys for suing filmmakers uncover a blurry version of an 88-year-old book in the files of Warner/Chappell. That leads to another serendipitous discovery.
Conan O'Brien Targeted in Lawsuit Claiming He Lifted Jokes from Twitter
Conan O'Brien Targeted in Lawsuit Claiming He Lifted Jokes from Twitter
Robert Kaseberg says his jokes about Tom Brady, Caitlyn Jenner, airlines and the Washington Monument made it into the late night host's monologue.
Relativity's Ryan Kavanaugh, Film Financier Duke It Out In New Lawsuits
Relativity's Ryan Kavanaugh, Film Financier Duke It Out In New Lawsuits
RKA Film Financing calls the Relativity CEO a "con man" in its second lawsuit against him; Relativity claims the backer is trying to disrupt talks with new investors.
The Turtles Lose Bid to Halt SiriusXM's $210M Settlement With RIAA
The Turtles Lose Bid to Halt SiriusXM's $210M Settlement With RIAA
The recent settlement doesn't warrant the lifting of the stay on the band's similar lawsuit, rules a California judge.
TV Biopic of Surfing Family Threatened In Life Rights Lawsuit
TV Biopic of Surfing Family Threatened In Life Rights Lawsuit
The matriarch of the "first family of surfing" says Lionsgate is developing the project with Jennifer Lawrence attached to produce but without her husband's life rights.
Bill Cosby Seeks to Enforce Confidentiality With Accuser Who Settled
Bill Cosby Seeks to Enforce Confidentiality With Accuser Who Settled
Cosby's attorneys say Andrea Constand has been tweeting about him and that her attorney should have told a court reporter the deposition was confidential.