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Crisis PR Firm Sitrick Sues Producer John Middleton for Unpaid Fees

Public relations firm Sitrick And Company has sued producer John Middleton for unpaid fees in relation to representing him in his public fallout with one-time business partner Roy Lee. Sitrick led Middleton’s public relations campaign attempting to mitigate reputational harm as a result of reporting from The Hollywood Reporter exploring the dissolution of his partnership […]

Philadelphia Phillies Owner Must Testify in Legal Fight Between Film Producers

Thanks to a new ruling in Los Angeles Superior Court, tobacco magnate and Philadelphia Phillies owner John S. Middleton will have to give sworn testimony about his son’s drinking habits. The unusual decision comes in the midst of a nasty legal fight between John P. Middleton and former business partner Roy Lee, the veteran producer […]

‘It’ Producer, Paramount Players Team for Untitled Border Town Thriller (Exclusive)

Horror producers Roy Lee and Emile Gladstone have teamed up for an untitled scary project just picked up by Paramount Players.

‘Lego Movie,’ ‘Insidious’ Producers Sign Overall Deal With Image Nation Abu Dhabi

Roy Lee and Steven Schneider are setting their sights on more franchises.

The Franchise Pot of Gold: Why Michael De Luca Exited Sony for a Producing Deal at Universal

De Luca's decision to trade in his executive stripes for the unpredictable life of a studio producer shouldn't have come as a surprise — when 'Fifty Shades of Grey' lit up the box office, he knew he could make millions more over the long term.

RatPac Co-Founder James Packer Pays Seven Figures to Take Over WB Office Suite: Source

Roy Lee's iconic office space was once occupied by Frank Sinatra; a rep denies that money exchanged hands.

‘Lego Movie’ Sequel Lands ‘Community’ Director

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who directed the first movie, are now producing the movie with Dan Lin and Roy Lee. They are also writing it.

‘Guest’ Director Adam Wingard Goes Back to Horror with ‘The Woods’ (Exclusive)

Wingard's longtime collaborator Simon Barrett wrote the script for Lionsgate.

Acme ‘Looney Tunes’ Movie Finds New Momentum with ‘X-Men: First Class’ Writers (Exclusive)

But wait, there's more: 'Crazy Stupid Love' directors also are in talks to board

Stephen King’s ‘It’ Moves From Warner Bros. to New Line (Exclusive)

In a rare move, the long-in-the-works re-adaptation of the novel is shifting to the studio division as the corporate siblings draw clearer distinctions about the types of movies they make.

How the Nasty ‘Godzilla’ Lawsuit Could Affect Jilted Employees

Dan Lin, Roy Lee and Doug Davidson say they were promised producer credits on the movie, but Legendary contends they didn't do much to justify being included.

Legendary Loses Appeal in ‘Godzilla’ Legal Battle

UPDATED: A judge hands the company a blow on the verge of the release of its prospective summer blockbuster.