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  1. O'Melveny Litigator Robert Schwartz Exits for Irell & Manella

    9:18 am 5/7/2015

    He follows the departure of six attorneys from O'Melveny to Latham & Watkins in November.Read more

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  2. Paramount Fails to Deflect Home Video Royalties Lawsuit

    2:53 pm 5/6/2015

    Colin Higgins Productions recently won $26 million in a similar clash with Universal. Read more

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  3. Universal Settles Home Video Royalties Lawsuit for $26 Million

    6:01 pm 5/1/2015

    The studio is the first to settle the dispute numerous other studios face from similar lawsuits.Read more

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  4. Universal's Donna Langley: 'Fifty Shades' Sequel Will Be "More of a Thriller"

    12:37 pm 4/29/2015

    "Failure is a great learning tool," the studio's chairman said at THR's annual Power Lawyers breakfast of the road to her recent box-office successes.Read more

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  5. 'Furious 8' Gets 2017 Release Date

    3:08 pm 4/23/2015

    "We're going to make the best movie you've ever seen," said Vin Diesel when announcing the news. Read more

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  6. Legendary Aiming to Borrow $700M for Film Financing (Report)

    7:33 pm 4/1/2015

    The independent studio is looking to replace an existing $600M credit facility which matures in 2016. Read more

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  7. 'Despicable Me' Spinoff 'Minions' Head to Comics This Summer (Exclusive)

    11:12 am 4/1/2015

    Titan Comics will publish a line based on the Universal/Illumination animated propertyRead more

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  8. Imax to Launch Laser Projection Technology at 'Furious 7' Global Premiere

    11:03 am 4/1/2015

    The giant-screen exhibitor's first U.S. laser projector installation is at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Read more

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  9. Jeff LaPlante Succeeds Andrew Fenady as Universal's President, Physical Production

    11:19 am 3/18/2015

    A 16-year-veteran of the studio, Fenady announced Wednesday that he is stepping down.Read more

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  10. Why 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Failed to Hit the Mark in Japan

    4:09 am 2/26/2015

    The local distributor discusses what effect the role the toned-down version, a lack of a huge book fan base and timing had on the release's box-office success in the country.Read more

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