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Pinewood Exploring Strategic Alternatives, Including Sale

Europe's largest provider of studio space is known as the famed home of James Bond and ’Star Wars.’ read more

Judge Knocks Out 'Iron Man' Copyright Lawsuit

The complaint alleged that the superhero's body armor was derived from another comic book. read more

Disney Exceeds Quarterly Earnings Expectations on 'Star Wars' Mania

The company's largest segment, media networks, posts a 6 percent decline in operating income and the stock falls in after-hours trading. ESPN sees an "uptick" in subscribers. read more

Wu-Tang Clan's $2 Million Album a Target in Copyright Lawsuit

Drawings of Raekwon, Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Inspecta Deck were allegedly reproduced in what landed in the hands of Martin Shkreli. read more

Bill Cosby's Ex-Attorney Marty Singer Escapes Janice Dickinson Lawsuit

Dickinson in May sued the embattled actor, alleging he falsely accused her of fabricating a story in a 2014 television interview in which she said he drugged and raped her in 1982. read more

Sumner Redstone's Ex-Companion Was Set to Inherit $50 Million and His House

The disclosure came in the latest procedural skirmish as Manuela Herzer fights to prove her claim that the mogul was not competent to drop her as his health-care proxy last November. read more

Viacom Shares Plunge On Weak Ad Sales, CEO Defends Leadership

The entertainment conglomerate's stock hits a 52-week low as it acknowledges a "challenging" year, but chairman and CEO Philippe Dauman pledges to "protect and build value" read more

Berlin: 'Dallas Buyers Club' Producer Cassian Elwes to Launch New Banner

Cassian Elwes and Armory Films' Chris Lemole and Tim Zajaros plan to make up to eight features a year through their new production and financing company. read more

Japan Box Office: 'The Martian' Powers to $5.2M Opening

'The Force Awakens' has taken $91.4 million after eight weekends in Japan, its dollar total boosted by a stronger yen. read more

Frank Darabont Given Green Light to Pursue Larger Cut of 'Walking Dead' Profits

At a hearing today, a judge expresses annoyance at AMC in a huge fight over money from the hit zombie series. read more

China Box Office: Stephen Chow's 'Mermaid' Powers Record Single Day

China's box office pulled in $100.5 million, the most ever for a single day in the country, as filmgoers flocked to cinemas during the Chinese New Year holiday. read more

Warner Music Pays $14 Million to End "Happy Birthday" Copyright Lawsuit

The music publisher will also not stand in the way for a judge to declare the song to be in the public domain. read more

Viacom Unveils Snapchat Ad Sales Deal as Earnings Meet Estimates, U.S. Ad Revenue Falls 4 Percent

The entertainment conglomerate acknowledges a "challenging" year, but chairman and CEO Philippe Dauman says changes are "now beginning to bear fruit." read more

Fox News Helps Power 21st Century Fox Results With Campaign in Full Swing

Thanks to a politically charged season, the No. 1 news cable channel may have saved 21st Century Fox from what might have been an extremely disappointing quarter. read more

Judge Officially Confirms Relativity's Reorganization Plan

The judge's blessing will allow the studio to move forward in releasing 'Masterminds,' 'The Disappointments Room,' 'Before I Wake,' 'Kidnap,' 'Strangers 2' and other films. read more

CAA Signs Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

Before stepping down at the end of 2015, Duncan was one of the Obama administration’s longest-serving cabinet members. read more

Hollywood Docket: Errol Morris; Steven Tyler Lawyer; National Enquirer's Cosby Deal

A roundup of entertainment news including a new lawsuit against an NBC affiliate for showing a boy's private part on air. read more

Fox News Bolsters Parent Company's First-Quarter Earnings

But the conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch falls short on revenue after a weak performance by the film studio, and shares slide 6 percent in after-hours trading. read more

Michael Bloomberg Says He Is Weighing Presidential Run

“I’m listening to what candidates are saying and what the primary voters appear to be doing," the billionaire stated. read more

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