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'Interpreter of Maladies' Film Investor Hunts for Millions Gone Missing
'Interpreter of Maladies' Film Investor Hunts for Millions Gone Missing
Money originally intended for a movie adaptation of a Pulitzer Prize–winning book may or may not be off the east coast of Africa.
Universal Tells 'Blurred Lines' Judge Not to Violate Its Seventh Amendment Right
Universal Tells 'Blurred Lines' Judge Not to Violate Its Seventh Amendment Right
The right to a jury trial is the latest legal concept that gets blurred in this high-profile case.
SeaWorld Says Suing Investors Haven't Established 'Blackfish' Impact
SeaWorld Says Suing Investors Haven't Established 'Blackfish' Impact
A shareholder class action asserts that the company purposely blamed attendance woes on other causes.
Modern VideoFilm Founder Details Ouster in $100 Million Lawsuit
Modern VideoFilm Founder Details Ouster in $100 Million Lawsuit
Moshe Barkat says a lender called default despite promises not to do so — and hired consultants who didn't understand the post-production business.
John Belushi's Widow Doesn't Have to Share 'Blues Brothers' Money With Second Husband
John Belushi's Widow Doesn't Have to Share 'Blues Brothers' Money With Second Husband
An appeals court discusses alimony in the context of intellectual property revenue streams.
Judge Explains Why Pandora Must Pay 2.5 Percent of Revenue to BMI
Judge Explains Why Pandora Must Pay 2.5 Percent of Revenue to BMI
An unsealed opinion goes into detail about how songwriter royalties are calculated.
Apple Loses Appeal Over Court-Appointed Antitrust Monitor
Apple Loses Appeal Over Court-Appointed Antitrust Monitor
Michael Bromwich raised hackles at Apple after being tasked to watch for antitrust abuse.
Hollywood Hologram Wars: Vicious Legal Feud Behind Virtual Mariah, Marilyn and Mick
Hollywood Hologram Wars: Vicious Legal Feud Behind Virtual Mariah, Marilyn and Mick
From Homer Simpson to Jimmy Kimmel to Disney's upcoming 'Star Wars' movie, Hollywood’s new technology already is transmitting stars to multiple spots and reviving ones long gone. But now, a legal war between two entrepreneurs is holding back a potentially massive business as they squabble on social media ("Come at me, bro," says one).
'Good Kill' Investor Wants to Stop Film's Release Due to Credit Snub
'Good Kill' Investor Wants to Stop Film's Release Due to Credit Snub
Mark Amin doesn't like that he was listed beneath two other producers.
Hollywood Bracing for ACLU Gender Probe, Possible Subpoenas
Hollywood Bracing for ACLU Gender Probe, Possible Subpoenas
Will you be subpoenaed? Several options are on the table as Hollywood's hiring practices go under the microscope.
Judge Certifies Class Action Against SiriusXM Over Pre-1972 Music
Judge Certifies Class Action Against SiriusXM Over Pre-1972 Music
The satellite radio giant is facing a nightmare lawsuit over its performance of older songs.
Hollywood Studios Sued for Recycling Film Soundtracks Too Much
Hollywood Studios Sued for Recycling Film Soundtracks Too Much
A new lawsuit from the American Federation of Musicians counts dozens of examples, from 'Bridesmaids' to 'Argo,' where music wasn't totally original.