California has finally cracked down on one of Hollywood's dirty little secrets -- desperate actors paying to be seen by casting directors.
While execs at Universal worry about what nasty cuts Vivendi Universal topper Jean-Rene Fourtou has in store for them, they might spare a thought for the folks at StudioCanal.
The legal battle over sanitized versions of Hollywood movies has heated up with a software supplier announcing it will file a countersuit against leading directors, the Directors Guild of America and…
Blockbuster, the largest U.S. movie-rental chain, cheated Walt Disney Co.'s video unit out of about $120 million under a four-year revenue sharing agreement, according to a lawsuit filed by the…
The TV biz rang in the New Year by declaring war over Washington's plan to loosen media ownership rules and allow another tidal wave of media consolidation. After weeks of huddling in secret…
Cash-strapped U.K. cable company NTL is being sued by Morgan Stanley, one of its banking advisers, for more than £7 million ($9.8 million) in unpaid fees for work dating back to 1999.
Now what? That's the question on the tip of Hollywood and Wall Street's collective tongue this new year, as Vivendi Universal finally shifts its full attention to the future of its entertainment…
SAG will make nice in 2003. Guild prexy Melissa Gilbert, in an end-of-the-year message to the 98,000 SAG members, has emphasized nonconfrontational, conciliatory approaches to key thesp issues, along…
The U.S. Supreme Court has inserted itself temporarily into a DVD copying case that also holds significant implications for the jurisdiction of U.S. courts over certain Internet activities.
Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, has been dragged into the adult world of federal court. Canadian author Emily Somma has filed suit in San Francisco claiming the characters in "Peter Pan" are…
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