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Investors Say They Have Evidence of Paramount Pictures Financing Fraud

Investors Say They Have Evidence of Paramount Pictures Financing Fraud

In an effort to advance a lawsuit against Paramount Pictures that has survived for more than a half-decade, some Wall Street institutional investment groups are now pointing to evidence they believe shows the studio "procured financing for a slate of motion pictures by fraud."

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JUL
3
4 WKS

'Butterfly Effect' Production Company Sued For Failing to Share Film's Profits

'Butterfly Effect' Production Company Sued For Failing to Share Film's Profits

Production company Benderspink filed a lawsuit on Thursday claiming it is owed profit shares from the 2004 Ashton Kutcher thriller, The Butterfly Effect

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Named in the lawsuit that was filed at the Los Angeles Superior Court were FilmEngine, Highwire, Roulette and Rhulen, which are described as "interrelated film production companies."

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JUL
3
4 WKS

Hollywood Docket: Peter Fonda Withdraws Lawsuit Against Dolce & Gabbana

Hollywood Docket: Peter Fonda Withdraws Lawsuit Against Dolce & Gabbana

Peter Fonda has dismissed a lawsuit against Dolce & Gabbana and Nordstrom that alleged the fashion house depicted his image on Easy Rider shirts without his permission.

The 74-year-old actor filed his lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court last July. The complaint alleged he had "suffered injuries to his peace, happiness, feelings, goodwill, reputation, image, loss of fair market value of his services, and dilution of his current and future publicity value."

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JUL
2
4 WKS

Agency Sues '2 Broke Girls' Star for Failing to Pay Commissions

Agency Sues '2 Broke Girls' Star for Failing to Pay Commissions

Global Artists Agency is suing comedian Garrett Morris, claiming he failed to pay his commissions on CBS' 2 Broke Girls.

Morris allegedly entered in an oral agreement with the agency back in 2009, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Read the complaint here.

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JUL
2
4 WKS

Tyler Perry Wins 'What Would Jesus Do' Trademark Battle

Tyler Perry Wins 'What Would Jesus Do' Trademark Battle

While not scripture of ecclesiastic precept, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has declared Tyler Perry to be the winner in a battle over "What Would Jesus Do."

The other contestant in this bout was Kimberly Kearney, who was once known as "Poprah" on the VH1 series, I Want to Work for Diddy.

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JUL
2
4 WKS

'Think Like a Man Too' Producers Dissolve Production Company, Face Lawsuit

'Think Like a Man Too' Producers Dissolve Production Company, Face Lawsuit

The production company behind Kevin Hart’s comedy hits Think Like a ManRide Along and About Last Night is closing its doors, and its founders, Rob Hardy and William Packer, are facing a lawsuit from a shareholder.

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JUL
2
4 WKS

Lindsay Lohan Suing Over 'Grand Theft Auto' Character

Lindsay Lohan Suing Over 'Grand Theft Auto' Character

Lindsay Lohan continues her streak of eyebrow-raising publicity rights lawsuits with a new one that takes aim at Take-Two Interactive Software over Grand Theft Auto V, which she alleges features a character based on her.

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JUL
2
4 WKS

Katy Perry 'Witchcraft,' Kendrick Lamar Sampling Spark New Copyright Lawsuits

Katy Perry 'Witchcraft,' Kendrick Lamar Sampling Spark New Copyright Lawsuits

Katy Perry and Kendrick Lamar are both facing new lawsuits claiming they've misappropriated songs in hit releases.

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JUL
1
4 WKS

Academy Sues Oscar Winner's Heirs for Auctioning His Award

Academy Sues Oscar Winner's Heirs for Auctioning His Award

A Oscar statuette awarded in 1942 is at the center of a new lawsuit against the heirs of late Oscar-winner Joseph Wright and the auction house which allegedly sold his award.

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JUL
1
4 WKS

Disney Beats Sexual Harassment Retaliation Lawsuit

Disney Beats Sexual Harassment Retaliation Lawsuit

In a lawsuit exploring the repercussions of office romance, the Walt Disney Company has prevailed against a former manager in its archives division.

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JUN
30
4 WKS

Warner Bros. Aims to Shoot Down Author's 'Gravity' Lawsuit

Warner Bros. Aims to Shoot Down Author's 'Gravity' Lawsuit

If best-selling author Tess Gerritsen hopes to prevail in a $10 million lawsuit against Warner Bros. over the blockbuster film Gravity, she'll first need to dodge the studio's motion to dismiss.

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JUN
30
4 WKS

George Zimmerman Loses Defamation Lawsuit Against NBC

George Zimmerman Loses Defamation Lawsuit Against NBC

A Florida judge has ruled that George Zimmerman can't prevail in a defamation lawsuit against NBCUniversal and some of its television reporters and, as a result, has granted the media company's motion to dismiss.

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JUN
27
1 month

Michael Jackson Documentary Featuring 'Private' Footage Triggers Lawsuit (Exclusive)

Michael Jackson Documentary Featuring 'Private' Footage Triggers Lawsuit (Exclusive)

The production company behind Michael Jackson: The Last Photo Shoot has filed a lawsuit against the executors of the late singer's estate.

At the center of this dispute is never-before-seen footage taken of Jackson in 2007, two years before he died.

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JUN
27
1 month

Fox and Dish Debate What Aereo Ruling Means for Place-Shifting Technology

Fox and Dish Debate What Aereo Ruling Means for Place-Shifting Technology

Any Supreme Court opinion is important. But maybe just as consequential are the interpretations from movers and shakers.

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