Warner Bros. Ordered To Give Stallone Film Profit Docs – Law360

Warner Bros. Ordered To Give Stallone Film Profit Docs – Law360

A California judge overseeing Sylvester Stallone’s suit accusing Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. of concealing his “Demolition Man” revenue share ordered the studio Wednesday to provide documents for the film’s other profit participants, saying the information is necessary for the actor to fully litigate his claims. Wednesday’s decision by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge John […]

Bachelor in Paradise’ Debacle Could Lead to Legal Hell

Bachelor in Paradise’ Debacle Could Lead to Legal Hell

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)

How a New Studio-Backed Union Contract Hurts Independent Producers (Analysis)

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 […]