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Sony Attorney to Media: Don't Spread WikiLeaks Documents

David Boies says the group "rewards a totalitarian regime" by spreading sharing documents. read more

Oprah Winfrey Network Claims Florida Man Perpetrated Impersonation Scheme

A new lawsuit alleges Justin Jackson posed as Winfrey’s nephew, an OWN employee, a Barack Obama aide and Madonna’s manager. read more

Justice Dept. Lawyers May Recommend Blocking Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal (Report)

After the recommendation goes to top officials next week, it will be up to them to decide whether to file a suit to block the deal [Report] read more

Agent Meredith Wechter Exiting ICM, Likely Joining WME (Exclusive)

Clients Gal Gadot, Josh Gad, Hailee Steinfeld and more are expected to follow her. read more

Disney Loses Second Attempt to Beat 'Frozen' Lawsuit

The judge rejects Disney's efforts to show that John Lasseter and the other creators of the "Frozen" trailer lacked access to Wilson's work. The lawsuit could go to trial in October. read more

Jay Z Beats Sound Engineer's Claim of Co-Ownership to Hit Songs

A judge rules that Chauncey Mahan should have taken a hint from copyright registration records, album notes and a lack of royalties — and sued sooner. read more

Jason Kilar's Vessel Raises $57.5 Million in Funding

Three weeks after launch, the short-form video platform has raised more money in a round led by Institutional Venture Partners. read more

Foreign On-Location Shooting in Toronto Fell 40 Percent in 2014, Report Says

Overall screen-based production in Canada's media hub still hit a record $1.23 billion last year, thanks to surging domestic production. read more

'Child 44' Ban Rolls Out Across Former Soviet States

Belarus, Kazakhstan and Krygyztan follow Russia's lead, while Georgia postpones release of Lionsgate's Moscow-set period thriller until October. read more

NAB: Japan's NHK Exploring Use of Ultra HD 8K for Virtual Reality

NHK is also planning public demonstrations of 8K—16 times the resolution of HD--in Los Angeles and New York. read more

Film and TV Script Website Accused of Violating Talent Agent Licensing Law

Adam Seid accuses Breakdown Services of aiding and abetting talent managers who can't legally procure employment for actors. read more

NFL Reinstates Adrian Peterson

The Vikings running back was suspended amid charges of child abuse. read more

'Gone Girl's' Carrie Coon Signs With UTA (Exclusive)

She begins shooting season two of HBO’s 'The Leftovers' later this month. read more

Sony Hack: WikiLeaks Publishes More Than 30,000 Documents

Julian Assange says the documents are "newsworthy." His website has now put up the documents in a searchable format so that it "remains accessible to the public for years to come." read more

Russia Touts Fewer Illegal Downloads of 'Game of Thrones' Episodes

For years, Russia's online piracy record has been poor, and the U.S. has traditionally put the country on the list of notorious markets for copyright violations. read more

N.Y. vs. L.A. Home Prices: What $3.2 Million Gets You in Each City

A pool, canyon views and about about 19,000 additional square feet in the City of Angels vs. a loft and a "normal, relatively anonymous" life in the Big Apple. read more

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