Sean Penn's visit to Baghdad earlier this month probably wasn't what the Bush administration had in mind when it reached out to Hollywood for help with the war against terrorism.
The U.S. ambassador to Thailand has urged the Thai government to "strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights" in a region where piracy costs the U.S. $200 million per year.
Music piracy has cost India $390 million in the last three years, according to V.J. Lazarus, prexy of the Indian Music Industry.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
Actors Equity has indicated it will join the National Coalition for Health Care, following in the footsteps of the Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA, the Directors Guild and IATSE.
European nations are lagging behind in the battle for secure digital copyrights. Only Greece and Denmark have adopted a new EU law on copyright protection, even though the deadline was Sunday.
Britney Spears' company Britney Brands is suing shoemaker Skechers USA, alleging fraud, trademark infringement and breach of contract. Suit was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court, Central District…
Miramax Books has signed "Meet the Press" anchor Tim Russert to write a father-and-son memoir for $3 million.
In the wake of United Airlines' filing for bankruptcy protection earlier this month, Disney announced that it will, as expected, write off a $114 million investment in airplane leases to the…
Germany's Dresdner Bank will retain the 25% stake in Telecinco that it inherited from the Kirch Group. Kirch used the stake in late 2001 to secure a DM910 million ($410 million) loan from Dresdner.
Troubled radio satcaster XM Satellite Radio got a reprieve from its debts Monday in the form of a $450 million round of financing from creditors.