6:00 AM PST 11/11/2019 by Rebecca Sun Beatz boxed Swizz Beatz has signed with UTA. In February, UTA Artist Space hosted his group exhibition Dreamweavers, which drew thousands of visitors, among them Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Pharrell Williams. Beatz, née Kasseem Dean, co-founded with wife Alicia Keys the emerging artist-focused The Dean Collection, which hosts the No Commission Art […]
The former staffer is a Mexican citizen with permanent resident status in the U.S. because she’s a Mexican citizen and fired in retaliation for complaining about it, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in New York federal court. “The essence of Ms. Solache’s claim is that Defendant treated her differently from other employees, underpaid her […]
A new lawsuit alleges that the late comic book legend’s IP was “looted” from 2001 forward. Stan Lee’s daughter J.C. is picking up an intellectual property battle started near the end of her father’s life, while broadening its horizons to examine nearly two decades of dealmaking for the comic book legend. On Thursday, as the […]
When ABC revealed that “Black-ish” would have a spinoff, sister network Freeform raced to sign the series up. For Freeform, “Grown-ish” would hit all the right notes — it came with a proven pedigree in creator Kenya Barris, and even more important, featured a young, diverse cast. The decision was a wise one, indeed. “We […]
LeBron James and his multimedia platform, Uninterrupted, were sued by a Detroit barbershop that claims trademark infringement over the NBA star’s web series. The lawsuit was filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan by Sebastian Jackson, owner of the The Social Club Grooming Co. He says the concept for […]
‘Black Panther’ becomes highest-grossing superhero film ever “Pacific Rim: Uprising” was the No. 1 movie at the box office this weekend, ending the five-week run of “Black Panther.” The sequel to to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 film, “Pacific Rim,” which stars John Boyega, delivered an estimated $122.5 million overseas and $28 million domestically. Marvel’s “Black […]
In the mid 1990s, while riding a wave of box-office hits that propelled him to superstardom, Wesley Snipes undertook a bold initiative: make a film about the Marvel Comics character Black Panther.
The sincerity in the bearing of Sterling K. Brown’s acceptance of his many awards in these past months has made his wins feel like one for all.
The iconic R&B singer/songwriter and actress has been generating awards buzz for her performance as a long-suffering wife and mother in Dee Rees’ critically acclaimed Jim Crow drama Mudbound, which premiered at Sundance and screened again at Toronto this month
Here is the latest in entertainment legal news. A roundup of entertainment law news, including two hushed holiday settlements. A West Virginia pharmacy owner says CBS newscasts maliciously made him the face of the West Virginia painkiller epidemic and put him out of business, according to a $15 million lawsuit filed in West Virginia federal […]