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Joel Silver Not Liable for Assistant’s Bora Bora Drowning, Appeals Court Affirms

Joel Silver is not liable for the death of his former assistant during a star-studded trip to French Polynesia in the summer of 2015, according to a new California appellate opinion that affirms a summary judgment ruling from last year. Carmel Musgrove’s parents in 2017 sued Silver, his company, and his chef Martin Herold for […]

L.A.’s Iconic Venice Post Office Falls Into Limbo Again After Joel Silver Sale

After Joel Silver failed to deliver on pledges he made to officials and residents when he purchased the Venice post office building in 2012 with plans to convert it to Silver Pictures' new headquarters, the property is now owned by a U.K.-based investment firm.

Joel Silver Out at Silver Pictures

Producer Joel Silver is leaving Silver Pictures, the production company he founded and is named after him.

Scarlett Johansson Reteams With ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Director for True-Life Massage Parlor Film ‘Rub & Tug’

Scarlett Johannson is reteaming with Rupert Sanders, who directed her in Ghost in the Shell, for Rub & Tug, a drama about a true-life sexually ambivalent massage parlor owner.

Lionsgate Nabs U.S. Rights to Sandra Bullock-Starrer ‘Vigilance’

The studio will release the action thriller from 'Narcos' director Josef Wladyka through its Summit Entertainment label.

Joel Silver Sued for Wrongful Death in Assistant’s Bora Bora Drowning

The 'Die Hard' producer was traveling with Carmel Musgrove when she died on the island in August 2015.

Guns and (Shea) Butter: An Oral History of ‘Predator’

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the action-horror classic's release, THR spoke to key players who persevered through oppressive heat, bugs, a "red rubber chicken" and the diva-esque behavior of a future star (no, not that one) to launch a franchise.

Producer Joel Silver’s L.A. “Eyesore” Decays in Squalor as Activists Cry Foul

Four years after the 'Matrix' producer bought the Post Office building amid big promises, a beloved mural sits in storage as he uses the property as collateral for an eight-figure loan. Says one local: "It's incredibly disrespectful."

NBC Turning ‘Oliver Twist’ Into Contemporary Female-Driven Procedural (Exclusive)

'Twist' hails from Joel Silver and Lionsgate Television.

‘Nice Guys’ Producer Joel Silver Throws Tantrum After Being Told He Can’t Take 20 Bags on Private Jet

While in Cannes promoting his Ryan Gosling-Russell Crowe action-comedy, Silver was seen berating a female staffer on his movie after learning that all of his luggage would not be flown on a private plane to the next European press tour stop.

Joel Silver Inks First-Look TV Deal With Lionsgate

The multiyear pact kicks off with put pilot commitments at both CBS and Fox.

The Epic Saga of Joel Silver: Money Struggles, Feuds and (Another) Second Chance

A meeting in Palm Springs led to a deal with a Canadian billionaire as the 1990s' most high-flying producer concludes a long search for financing amid heavy debts; lavish, leveraged homes; and, sometimes, a trail of bad feelings. Says Silver: "There are always people willing to say things that are not nice."