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John Steinbeck's Son Breached Contract in Talks Over Spielberg 'Grapes of Wrath' Adaptation
John Steinbeck's Son Breached Contract in Talks Over Spielberg 'Grapes of Wrath' Adaptation
In a summary judgment ruling last month, a judge also found that Thom and Gail Steinbeck had slandered the title to several more of the famous author's works.
'Power Rangers' Co-Creator Sues WonderFish Partner for Fraud
'Power Rangers' Co-Creator Sues WonderFish Partner for Fraud
The suit calls Michael Pellegrino "a silver tongued Svengali."
Katie Couric Moves to Dismiss $13 Million Defamation Lawsuit Over 'Under the Gun'
Katie Couric Moves to Dismiss $13 Million Defamation Lawsuit Over 'Under the Gun'
A pro-gun group contends that Couric’s question didn’t leave them speechless — but her attorneys argue that can't rise to defamation.
Gawker Agrees to Alter Story About DailyMail.com in Settlement With Mail Online
Gawker Agrees to Alter Story About DailyMail.com in Settlement With Mail Online
The deal will resolve a $1 million libel lawsuit brought over a story that accused the U.K. publication of trafficking in the theft of copyrighted material.
'Robocop' Studio Claims Security Firm Is Free-Riding on Its Films
'Robocop' Studio Claims Security Firm Is Free-Riding on Its Films
Orion Pictures is using trademark as a weapon against Robocopp LLC.
SiriusXM Could Pay Up to $99M as Part of Flo & Eddie Settlement
SiriusXM Could Pay Up to $99M as Part of Flo & Eddie Settlement
The total amount includes future royalties for a 10-year license.
CAA Fires Back After AMC Vows to End Packaging Fees Amid 'The Walking Dead' Profits Fight
CAA Fires Back After AMC Vows to End Packaging Fees Amid 'The Walking Dead' Profits Fight
"AMC obviously remains unhappy that Frank Darabont and CAA have not given an inch," says the agency's lawyer.
Judge Rules Cablevision Discriminated Against Game Show Network
Judge Rules Cablevision Discriminated Against Game Show Network
The Altice-owned cable operator is found to have moved GSN from a basic tier to a premium sports tier based on non-affiliation.
MGM Sues 'Buckaroo Banzai' Writer and Director Over Right to Make New TV Series
MGM Sues 'Buckaroo Banzai' Writer and Director Over Right to Make New TV Series
Earl Mac Rauch and Walter Richter proclaim they own rights — and have been telling others including Amazon Studios and Kevin Smith's agents at WME.
Hollywood Docket: Real 'Glee' Show Choir Director Wants Out of Legal Battle
Hollywood Docket: Real 'Glee' Show Choir Director Wants Out of Legal Battle
Plus two of The Four Seasons beat a copyright claim over 'Jersey Boys' and Wild Bunch wins nearly $800,000 in arbitration.
Sony Says No Protection for Spaniards Who "Blurted Out" Time-Travel Drama
Sony Says No Protection for Spaniards Who "Blurted Out" Time-Travel Drama
The studio aims to dismiss a lawsuit over NBC's 'Timeless.'
Spike Lee Sued for Pension and Health Benefits Allegedly Owed
Spike Lee Sued for Pension and Health Benefits Allegedly Owed
The directors of three union-industry plans seek to hold him personally liable.