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Triller to Go Public Through Merger With AdTech Firm SeaChange

The social video platform Triller, which began as something of a TikTok clone and more recently expanded into pay-per-view boxing matches, will go public through a merger with video advertising technology company SeaChange. The merged company will go by the name TrillerVerz, and will trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker “ILLR.” It will be […]

Ryan Kavanaugh’s New Mind Bender: When Is a Lawsuit Not a Lawsuit?

In 1935, Erwin Schrödinger famously came up with a thought experiment: Put a cat in a closed steel chamber along with a tiny bit of radioactive substance that will release poison upon possible decay. The Austrian physicist noted that before anyone opens the chamber and makes an observation, that cat exists in an indeterminate state between life and […]

Ryan Kavanaugh Sues SoCal Edison Over “Catastrophic” Woolsey Fire

Ryan Kavanaugh is suing Southern California Edison, claiming its negligence is responsible for the "catastrophic" Woolsey Fire.

Is Ryan Kavanaugh’s New China Deal for Real?

Has Ryan Kavanaugh managed to pull off the impossible — getting money out of China at the height of a trade war — or was he simply spinning hype again?

Ryan Kavanaugh Resurfaces With China Film Production, Studio Deal

Ryan Kavanaugh, who founded Relativity Media in 2004 and served as its CEO only to see it file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2015, has resurfaced in China.

Noah Centineo to Star in ‘Valet’ From ‘Fauda’ Director (Exclusive)

Noah Centineo, who broke out this summer in the Netflix rom-com 'To All the Boys I Have Loved Before,' has landed his first starring vehicle in the action-love story 'Valet.'

Ryan Kavanaugh Abandons Effort to Join Santa Monica’s Jonathan Club

Ryan Kavanaugh, ex-CEO of Relativity Media, will not become a member of the Santa Monica's private Jonathan Club.

Ryan Kavanaugh’s Attempt to Join L.A.’s Jonathan Club Sparks Member Outrage

After ex-Relativity honcho Ryan Kavanaugh applied to join, members are upset as Jim Wiatt — former WME CEO and board member who flew on Kavanaugh's private jet to Harvey Weinstein's 2007 wedding — has seconded the nomination for admission.

Ryan Kavanaugh Sues Adam Fields Over Memo Claiming Sexual Harassment

Relativity Media founder Ryan Kavanaugh has filed suit against former company co-president Adam Fields, who has accused Kavanaugh of fraudulently creating a memo in which seven women accused Fields of sexual harassment.

Ryan Kavanaugh to Serve as Consultant to the New Relativity

Having founded the company in 2004, Kavanaugh will now receive $10,000 per month for his non-exclusive services.

Ryan Kavanaugh Is Lampooned as Relativity Investor Seeks to Keep Fraud Lawsuit Alive

Hedge fund investor Carey Metz tells a bankruptcy judge, "In a town full of scam artists, posers, false prophets and flim-flam men, Ryan C. Kavanaugh is in a Hollywood class by himself."

Netflix Ordered to Pay Relativity More Than $800,000 in Attorney’s Fees

Ryan Kavanaugh's company prevailed in a dispute over the movies 'Masterminds' and 'The Disappointments Room' that arose during last year's bankruptcy hearing.