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Fight Over Sony Music's Streaming Income May Be Headed to Appeals Court

19 Recordings is challenging a judge's recent decision to dismiss a claim that Sony breaches it duties by treating streamed music a certain way. read more

Entertainment One Doubles Full-Year Profits

Strong TV revenues offset disappointing film performance from Canada's 'Hunger Games' distributor. read more

Cannes: Content Film President Jamie Carmichael on Selling Scientology Doc 'Going Clear' (Q&A)

The Los Angeles-based sales agent discusses how the church won’t be able to stop 'Going Clear' and the best way to get moviegoers' attention in the age of Marvel. read more

Sarah Palin: Daughter Bristol's Wedding Has Been Called Off

Bristol, 24, and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer were planning to get married May 23. read more

Zentropa Launches Hamburg Operation

German producers Henning Kamm and Fabian Gasmia will run the operation, which will co-produce Zentropa's upcoming crime drama 'A Conspiracy of Lies' and Viking saga 'The Long Ships.' read more

Cannes: Thomas Vinterberg's 'The Commune' Sells Wide

The 70s-set drama featuring Ulrich Thomson and Trine Dyrholm got picked up in Spain, Russia and Switzerland among other territories. read more

Musicians Union Travels to Sacramento to Play a Song for Tax Credits

The union wants to amend California’s tax credit law to encourage in-state production scoring and recording. read more

SAG-AFTRA Appoints New Nashville Local Executive Director

The appointee, Richard Van Syckle, comes with a range of creative experiences. read more

Bill O'Reilly Denies Report Alleging Physical Abuse of Ex-Wife

Gawker says the Fox News Channel star dragged his ex-wife down a staircase by her neck, unaware that their daughter was watching. read more

Judge Wants to Know If 'Happy Birthday' Copyright Was Abandoned

An order today might give Warner/Chappell reason to be optimistic in defending the validity of its copyright to the English language's most popular song. read more

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Defends Cable Bundle

While praising the potential of new media, streaming short-form content and the like, he stressed that good old-fashioned television is still where it's at. read more

'Beyond the Lights' Director Gina Prince-Bythewood on ACLU Gender Discrimination Inquiry: "I Applaud Their Efforts"

The 'Love & Basketball' and 'Secret Life of Bees' helmer tells THR, "There is no acceptable explanation" for the low number of female directors who helmed top-grossing films. read more

James Cameron, Suzy Amis Cameron Unveil ‘Solar Sun Flowers' Project

Five are installed at the MUSE School CA campus, where they are expected to power about 90 percent of on-site energy needs. read more

Controversial 'Innocence of Muslims' Ruling Reversed By Appeals Court

The 9th Circuit now rules against an actress who attempted to get YouTube to remove the film. read more

Japan Box Office: 'Cinderella' Spends Fourth Weekend at No. 1

Disney's strong run in Japan continues, with the latest version of the fairytale raising its total in the country to $33.5 million. read more

Cannes: China's Fundamental, Luc Besson's EuropaCorp Extend Output Deal

The agreement includes an investment of up to $50 million in graphic novel adaptation 'Valerian,' starring Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne. read more

Cannes: Dealmakers Cheery as Market Ticks Up

While there have been few bidding wars since the festival began, distributors and sellers have reported steady business up and down the Croisette. read more

Cannes: Possible Partners for Netflix’s Move Into China

After Ted Sarandos annouced that he would be reversing course on finding a Chinese partner, a handful of companies have emerged as frontrunners. read more

Cannes: U.K.'s Ealing Studios Entertainment Gets New Owner

"Ealing is going to be about making films again, and with the Ealing stamp on it,” says Ben Latham-Jones. read more

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