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L.A.'s 2024 Olympic Bid Backed by City Council

Council members expressed enthusiasm about the Games and caution about guarding taxpayer funds. read more

Greg Louganis Signs With CAA (Exclusive)

The Olympic diving champion has signed with the agency in all areas. read more

4DX 4D Movie Theater Planned In Chicago

In the U.S., 4DX also has a site in Los Angeles and two planned in New York. read more

Former Lucasfilm Executive Suing After Disney Merger Nixed His Bonus

Jeffrey Porter says he relied upon word his severance would be "far more generous" than Lucasfilm had provided in this past. read more

Jay Z Doesn't Want His Wealth Discussed at Copyright Trial

The musician's lawyer says an effort to tell the jury he's very rich is an "obvious ruse" to bias a jury. read more

Alibaba Partners With Chinese Animation Studio

The Chinese online giant will co-finance and distribute "Little Door Gods," the first film from Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation, which has sought to position itself as China's answer to Pixar. read more

India Launches Google Antitrust Probe

India's competition watchdog claims the Internet giant may have rigged search results to benefit its own businesses. read more

'I Love Lucy' to Return to Latvia

CBS Studios has signed a deal for a local-language reboot of the Lucille Ball sitcom, nearly 60 years after it went off the air in the U.S.. read more

Nico Hofmann New Co-CEO of Germany's UFA Group

The veteran producer won an international Emmy for miniseries 'Generation War.' read more

China’s Wanda Deepens Investment in Fast-Growing Movie Merchandising Sector

China’s largest cinema chain has acquired a 20 percent stake in online ticketing and reviews service Mtime, with plans to roll out movie merchandise stores nationwide. read more

China Box Office: 'Terminator Genisys' Marches Towards $100M

The fifth installment of the cyborg franchise has made almost as much in eight days in China as it did after nine weeks in North America. read more

WGA East Touts Concession by ITV Over Bargaining

The company’s New York-based Kirkstall Road Enterprises continues to be a focus of the union’s organizing efforts. read more

Digital Producer Defy Media Signs With WME (Exclusive)

The company behind YouTube channels Smosh and Screen Junkies has also signed a deal with RatPac Entertainment to develop several projects. read more

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Merchandise Sales Could Hit $5B? Within First Year, Analyst Says

Defending the conglomerate's stock after recent declines, Macquarie Securities analyst Tim Nollen also cites such catalysts as the new football season and next year's launch of Shanghai Disneyland. read more

Director Nikita Mikhalkov Speaks Out After Ukraine Ban

The Oscar winning director is on a black list of cultural figures banned from entering Ukraine. read more

U.K. Supermarket Giant Taps Into Vinyl Sales With New Iron Maiden Album

Tesco will sell the legendary British rock band'?s "The Book of Souls" in LP and CD form. read more

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