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  1. Lionsgate's Fraught Fall: 'Deepwater Horizon' and 12 Risky Releases Follow Studio Chief's Exit

    6:30 am 9/30/2016

    As movie chief Rob Friedman departs during an especially active period, analysts want the next 'Hunger Games' or 'Twilight': "They've had a series of misfires."Read more

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  2. Viacom U.K. Networks Unit Set for Viewer Share, Revenue Records

    5:43 am 9/30/2016

    Two years in, the acquisition of Channel 5 has "massively exceeded our expectations," says a key executive, with the business on track for two back-to-back fiscal-year profits.Read more

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  3. Luc Besson's EuropaCorp Looks to Sell Multiplex Business

    3:52 am 9/30/2016

    The news comes as China's Fundamental Films is set to become the studio's largest outside shareholder.Read more

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  4. Russian Producer Wins Script Rights Lawsuit Against U.S.-Based Screenwriter

    3:50 am 9/30/2016

    The California-based writer demanded extra payments, claiming ownership of the script.Read more

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  5. Michael Ovitz Apologizes For "Unbridled Ambition": "I Was Myopic In My Drive"

    11:50 pm 9/29/2016

    The former CAA chairman offered repeated mea culpas in his first public conversation with former partner Ron Meyer.Read more

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  6. L.A. Philharmonic Names Ex-Disney CFO Jay Rasulo as Board Chair

    2:00 pm 9/29/2016

    He will replace Diane B. Paul, effective Oct. 1.Read more

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  7. Martin Scorsese Deposition Released in 'Wolf of Wall Street' Libel Lawsuit

    1:54 pm 9/29/2016

    The director talks about where he works and how improvisation occurs in his films.Read more

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  8. Hollywood Studios Beat Lawsuit Over Non-Captioning of Song Lyrics in Movies and Television

    11:56 am 9/29/2016

    The putative class action came on behalf of those with hearing disabilities alleging misrepresentations and violations of civil rights.Read more

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  9. CBS-Viacom Merger Analyst: "Wall Street Wants Brad Grey's Head"

    10:44 am 9/29/2016

    "Wall Street wants Brad Grey's head for writing off $115 million on an unreleasable film," said Laura Martin of Needham & Co. "You can quote me on that. You can exclamation-point that. We're lost on why that person should keep his job."Read more

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  10. Judge Finds Sony-Spotify Agreement to Be Ambiguous in Big Royalties Lawsuit

    10:29 am 9/29/2016

    19 Recordings alleges that "American Idol" stars have been cheated of streaming revenue.Read more

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