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January 2022
Russian chess champion Nona Gaprindashvili and Netflix head to court over the portrayal of Beth Harmon in “The Queen’s Gambit.” Harmon’s character is a fictional representation of Nona’s professional chess career, and she has filed a defamation lawsuit because the show’s script stated that she had “never faced men.” Gaprindashvili’s argument says that the “line...
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Screenwriter Nicole Gilbert-Daniels is suing Lionsgate Entertainment and Starz over their highly-recognized series “P-Valley,” which premiered in 2020 and resembled her play, “Soul Kitten Cabaret,” from 2011. Gilbert-Daniels reported that in 1994, Leroy Bobbit, an entertainment attorney, pitched the script as a musical TV drama to Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer. She left two copies of...
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The Candian movie theater company, Cineplex has come into $965 million after winning their breach of contract lawsuit against Cineworld. In 2019, the two companies signed a contract where Cineworld agreed to purchase Cineplex for $2.81B, creating the largest movie theater chain globally. But in 2020, Cineworld claimed they could break the contract because Cineplex...
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