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 […]
One On One With Richard Simmons’ Attorney Neville Johnson; Lawsuit filed over tabloid report of transitioning
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 […]