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Here is the latest in entertainment news.   By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter  A lawsuit is dismissed with Dash’s attorney trumpeting a “creative” deal that will allow the two to work together again. Lee Daniels has resolved a sticky legal situation involving $2M lent by Damon Dash, which the Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder asserted was […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter CEO Richard Plepler could be forced to testify in a massive case brought by a soccer ball manufacturer over a “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” story that allegedly featured “staged” scenes and “doctored” interviews. In the past month, HBO has experienced tremendous highs in non-fiction programming: Both The Jinx and […]

By Austin Siegemund-Broka, The Hollywood Reporter Should Netflix be considered a public place? The question became central to the lawsuit filed in March 2011 against the company by deaf blogger and activist Donald Cullen. He claimed in his proposed class action that the streaming service behind House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black violated […]

Here’s the latest in entertainment law news. By Alex Ben Block, The Hollywood Reporter The federal charges stemmed from $615,000 Eberts took from a former Illinois fireman to produce a movie that was never made. Christopher Eberts, a former Hollywood studio executive and independent producer, has pleaded guilty to fraud and money-laundering charges brought by […]

Here’s what’s happening in Hollywood. By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter Brian Jun says he lost his job after tending to his wife’s postpartum depression. Brian Jun, a former tax-planning manager at 21st Century Fox, is focusing on the rights of men to take a leave of absence after the birth of their children. He’s […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter A judge is allowing Paul Brodeur to proceed with claims that in the film, he was harmfully named as the source of information that microwaves take nutrition out of food. Paul Brodeur, a science writer who claims he was defamed by something Jennifer Lawrence said in David O. Russell‘s […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter The judge granted a legal victory against DLT Entertainment, owner of the the 1970s sitcom starring John Ritter as Jack Tripper. On Tuesday, a New York federal judge accepted David Adjmi’s word that his play 3C was a permissible parody of Three ’s Company. In doing so, the judge granted him a […]

By Carolyn M. Brown, Black Enterprise There is a trend toward more companies hiring a virtual workforce to cut costs and gain access to a wider pool of talent. “There aren’t many cons of working with a good virtual employee, but there are tons to working with a bad one,” says Charell Star, CEO of […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter Four lawsuits are filed including one against the executive producer of “Step Up” sequels. United Talent Agency is becoming more aggressive on the commissions collection front with a series of lawsuits filed this week against former clients over money allegedly due. Complaints in LA Superior Court against at least […]

By Austin Siegemund-Broka, The Hollywood Reporter The couple sued YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley for posting video of their marriage proposal, allegedly in violation of a confidentiality agreement. Kim Kardashian is keeping up with the efforts to punish YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley for posting Kanye West‘s marriage proposal to her. This week, a California appeals court […]