Film & Television

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 […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news. The streaming giant argues it has every right to challenge Fox’s use of fixed-term contracts. If Netflix had its way, some of the brightest minds in the entertainment industry would be coming to work for the streaming giant. But there’s one big problem. Ask Iva Colter, the director […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Gabrielle Union sued after BET upped the episode count to 20 in season four, claiming she was ensured a 13-episode per season maximum. Being Mary Jane fans are receiving an extra holiday gift this year, as the show’s star Gabrielle Union has reached a settlement with BET in […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Sydney Holland claims a jealous Shari Redstone recruited staff to spy on her. Now that Sydney Holland is involved in the Sumner Redstone festival of litigation, it seems she intends to follow suit. Holland’s latest legal maneuver is an echo of one made by fellow Redstone companion Manuela Herzer in […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Does selling a song to the public qualify as “publishing” it? Flo & Eddie of The Turtles may have settled their royalties row with SiriusXM — but their fight with Pandora wages on and is currently being reviewed by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Howard Kaylan and Mark […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Plus, Viacom beats a lawsuit over ‘Love & Hip Hop’ and sanctions are threatened in a suit over Bob Marley hits. Corey Clark’s “fall from American Idol stardom” is an issue of public interest and Radar Online should have prevailed in its efforts to beat a defamation suit […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news.  Coleman says she was the only black female host of Hollywood Today Live from the time she began working on the show as an internet series in May 2014 to when she was terminated from the daily live entertainment television show in November 2015. At the time the […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news. The suit also claims a department supervisor reenacted graphic sex scenes from horror movies during meetings. An Oprah Winfrey Network employee says her supervisor shamed her for morning sickness, simulated squeezing her breasts during a meeting and regularly discussed sexually graphic movie scenes in staff meetings, according to […]

Check out the latest in entertainment news. A lawsuit is filed after last month’s approval by Los Angeles’ city council. Paramount Pictures recently got approval from the City of Los Angeles for a $700 million expansion of its Hollywood studio lot. One neighbor is unhappy. Greg Degraf filed a lawsuit on Thursday over the addition […]