The owner of the "Cecil the Seasick Sea Serpent" copyright has sued the producers and director of a play at the Blank Theater in L.A. that uses a Cecil-like character.
The Gersh Agency has sued Robert Duva, a former talent agent in its New York office, alleging he failed to renew client contracts so he could assume sole representation.
Just weeks after "Return to Lonesome Dove" swallowed a union pill on its Montana set, IATSE said it has organized another Montana project, "Holy Matrimony," following a brief strike.
The Justice Dept. gave the go-ahead Thursday to the New York Times' $ 1.1 billion purchase of the Boston Globe, deeming that it will not adversely affect competition.
The cash register continues to ring for Barry Diller's QVC Network, which saw net profits for the second quarter bounce 53%.
Ailing Dutch electronics giant Philips is projecting profits equivalent to 3% to 4% of operational turnover for its Consumer Electronics (CE) division within the next three years.
In what amounts to a "nyuk nyuk nyuk" to two heirs of the Three Stooges, Columbia Pictures has filed a cross-complaint saying it has certain rights to use the personae of the comic trio because it…
Congress may be on recess until after Labor Day, but House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Edward Markey (D-Mass.) is showing no signs of slacking off his crusade against TV violence. Markey…
A local hospital has asked for more than $ 46,000 to settle the bill of actor Brandon Lee, who died of a gunshot wound.
The Australian government handed down its federal budget for 1993-94 on Tuesday, allocating the arts industry $ A331 million ($ 222 million), a 12% increase over last year. Of that, the overall…
Marlon Brando has sued producer Elliott Kastner for allegedly giving him a $ 1 million check that bounced. Brando, in a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Tuesday, says Kastner promised…