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Lawsuit Claims Universal Duped Ana de Armas Fans Into Watching ‘Yesterday’

California resident Michael Rosza in October watched the trailer for Universal’s Yesterday and thought that Ana de Armas played a substantial role in the romantic comedy. But upon renting it…

Vanessa Bryant Accuses L.A. County of Destroying Evidence In “Cover Up” Over Crash Photos

Two days after Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, Joey Cruz, a deputy trainee at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, was spotted at a Norwalk bar showing off gruesome photos of…

AMC Argues Robert Kirkman Can’t Have “Do-Over” in ‘Walking Dead’ Profits Case

An L.A. judge in July breathed new life into a profit battle waged by Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and several executive producers seeking a bigger stake in the zombie franchise when…

Britney Spears to Gain Control of Her Money as Judge Refuses to Reserve Funds for Legal Fees

The fight over whether Britney Spears should pay millions in legal fees racked up by her father while he was conservator of her estate isn’t over, but an L.A. judge won’t allow funds to be kept…

Los Angeles Filming Sets All-Time Quarterly Record

After soaring to highs in the third quarter not seen since 2018, production in Los Angeles set an all-time quarterly record to end 2021. Most of the previous year saw substantially more production

Film/TV Sets Under Strain: Is the COVID-19 Safety Status Quo Good Enough?

Amid the rapid spread of omicron, the Jan. 15 deadline for renewing or changing the COVID-19 safety protocols agreement between the industry’s top guilds and studios came and went without any…

Judge Dismisses Ousted UMG Exec Charlie Walk’s Lawsuit Against Former Attorney

A New York state judge tossed a lawsuit on Tuesday brought by ousted Universal Music Group executive Charlie Walk against New York attorney Marc Kasowitz for allegedly botching negotiations over…

Disney, ‘Predator’ Screenwriters Settle Copyright Dispute

The screenwriters behind the original Predator movie and Disney’s 20th Century Studios have agreed to a confidential settlement to drop dueling copyright lawsuits over the rights to…

New Jersey Expands Tax Breaks for Film/TV Productions

New Jersey is expanding tax credits for film, television and digital media productions in an ongoing push to make the state a top destination for high-profile projects. Gov. Phil Murphy on

‘Rust’ Armorer Sues Production’s Ammunition Supplier for Allegedly Adding Live Rounds on Set

Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed on Wednesday sued Seth Kenney, the man whose company supplied ammunition to the production, claiming that he introduced live rounds on set. The lawsuit, filed…

WWE Brought Into Ring by Rival Over Antitrust Allegations

WWE is being slammed by a rival that accuses it of violating antitrust law by monopolizing the professional wrestling market. Major League Wrestling on Tuesday sued WWE for “unlawfully…

Lawsuit Against Netflix Over ‘13 Reasons Why’ Suicide Scene Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Netflix that was brought by the family of a teenager whose suicide was allegedly triggered by watching the show 13 Reasons Why. The judge…