A judge will permit the actor to use his claims over ‘Demolition Man’ to explore how the studio’s accounting might amount to unfair business practices impacting consumers, other talent and other studios.
Bachelor in Paradise’ Debacle Could Lead to Legal Hell Susan Seager | June 13, 2017 The “Bachelor in Paradise” contestant at the center of a Warner Bros. investigation is likely under a tight contract that constrains her legal options — but it isn’t insurmountable, an entertainment attorney told TheWrap. Warner Bros., the studio behind the “Bachelor” franchise, said Sunday it […]
How a New Studio-Backed Union Contract Hurts Independent Producers (Analysis) by Jonathan Handel Without apparent input from indies, the major studios and IATSE agreed to a provision that appears to hike residuals for small-budget producers while leaving majors untouched. Independent producers may find themselves paying more in residuals to the pension and health fund of […]
Produced By: Profit Participations Are a “War for the Money,” Producer Says by Jonathan Handel A panel of undertakers might have had better news for producers than the profit participation experts who gathered Saturday afternoon at the Produced By conference on the Fox lot. Their consensus: For a variety of reasons, backend cash in the […]
In a lawsuit that could be the plot of the fictitious third Chocolate City film, actress Vivica A. Fox is being sued for allegedly stealing strippers and slandering her business partner. Save
Jen Arnold and Bill Klein, stars of the TLC series The Little Couple, are asking a judge to allow them to intervene in litigation between producer LMNO Cable Group and Discovery Communications, TLC’s parent company. In court papers filed in California federal court this week, the two are making their first move at ultimately rescinding […]