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The contract to run the latest Star Wars film, which lands everywhere in just six weeks, also ups Disney’s take to 70 percent if the theater puts a foot wrong on a number of counts, according to a Wall Street Journal report. U.S. theater owners are required to run the movie for four weeks without skipping a single screening...
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Amber Heard’s drama consists of the ongoing troubles with the yet-to-be-released film in which she stars, London Fields. The actress is being sued by film execs for “breaching contract and committing tortious interference in her alleged efforts to undermine the troubled film,” the Hollywood Reporter reports. Heard reportedly did not follow through on services agreed upon within her...
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Movie studios, Netflix, and Amazon have banded together to file a first-of-its-kind copyright lawsuit against a streaming media player called TickBox TV. The complaint says the TickBox devices are nothing more than “tool[s] for mass infringement,” which operate by grabbing pirated video streams from the Internet. The lawsuit was filed by Amazon and Netflix Studios, along with six big movie studios that...
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Olivia de Havilland can move forward with her lawsuit alleging FX Networks falsely portrayed her in an anthology series about the infamous feud between fellow actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford and used her image without providing any compensation. The judge rejected defense arguments to dismiss her case on free-speech grounds. “They’re in deep trouble,”...
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TV One’s biopic of Bobbi Kristina Brown was given the ​OK to air on Oct. 8 after a judge knocked down a request by Brown’s father, singer Bobby Brown, to block the film, which he claims falsely depicts him as a bad dad and abusive husband. Manhattan federal ​J​udge Analisa Torres said Brown’s concerns that the “Bobbi...
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