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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, he discovered that de Armas doesn’t appear in the movie. Rosa and Maryland resident Conor Woulfe are now suing Universal in a proposed class action […]

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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…

Bill Paxton’s Family Can Seek Punitive Damages Against Cedars-Sinai in Wrongful Death Suit

Bill Paxton’s family can seek punitive damages against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in connection with their claim that it failed to perform an autopsy as promised in an effort to cover up his…

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…

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…

Triller’s Suit Against Podcasters Over “Troll” Reviews Tossed by Judge

Ryan Kavanaugh’s legal feud with a husband-wife podcasting duo isn’t over, but an L.A. judge has found his social video platform Triller can’t pursue claims that they directed fans to tank the…

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…

‘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…

N.Y. Times to Stand Trial This Month as Sarah Palin Libel Suit Heads to Jury

The New York Times doesn’t often defend its journalistic practices before a jury. But later this month, the “Gray Lady” will indeed do so, as the influential newspaper has a trial date with…