CAA Agent Cameron Mitchell Fired Following Sexual-Assault Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Movies Movies THR Online CAA Representation nsfsThe agent "emphatically denies any wrongdoing" in response to a lawsuit from an actress who alleged sexual assault. read more. THR, Esq.

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CAA Sues UTA and Two Agents for a "Lawless Midnight Raid" (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Movies Movies Television Business THR Online Chris Pratt CAA Will Ferrell Representation The suit alleges "a desperate attempt to steal clients and employees" in response to the industry-shaking defection of 10 agents on Tuesday and Wednesday. read more. THR, Esq.

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CAA Fires Back After AMC Vows to End Packaging Fees Amid 'The Walking Dead' Profits Fight

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"AMC obviously remains unhappy that Frank Darabont and CAA have not given an inch," says the agency's lawyer. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online AMC

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CAA Settles TV Writer Age Discrimination Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni Lawyers for the agency and the writers jointly announced the settlement; CAA will make a $150,000 donation to a charity that assists older writers. The Business Television CAAread more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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CAA Brings Arbitration Claim Against Three Defecting Agents

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Business Home Business THR Online CAA Jason Heyman, Martin Lesak and Nick Nuciforo are alleged to have been under contract when they resigned Tuesday to join UTA. read more. THR, Esq.

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CAA Amends UTA Lawsuit to Add Three New Claims (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The war over defecting agents is expanding with claims of aiding and abetting breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty and the duty of loyalty. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

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UTA Fires Back at CAA Defections Lawsuit: "A Flailing and Desperate Attempt to Save Face" (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

"Despite what CAA would like to believe, its front doors are not a one-way turnstile," reads the response to the lawsuit. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online Representation

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'Walking Dead' Lawsuit: AMC Seeks Sanctions For CAA Exec Posing As Lawyer

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

AMC says the agency “can now take advantage of the ‘Highly Confidential’ information.he improperly obtained.” read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business THR Online

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UTA Attempts to Delete Large Portions of CAA Defections Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Talent agency argues that incendiary allegations were made only for the purpose of embarassment in the press. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

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Judge Set to Allow CAA to Pursue Punitive Damages Against UTA Defectors

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The judge also sees CAA’s complaint over a “midnight raid” being more than an “inflammatory" slander campaign. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

AMC Loses Third Bid to See CAA's Client Deals In 'Walking Dead' Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A dispute with tens of millions of dollars at stake now moves to the deposition phase. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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CAA Sued Over Agent's Alleged Sexual Assault of a Client

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Actress Demi Mann says she was repeatedly sexually assaulted by Cameron Mitchell and the agency ignored her request for help. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies THR Online

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Panel: Cost Containment a Must Amid 'Golden Age of Television'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Television Business CAAIt’s “so much opportunity” for some – and paycuts for others. read more. The Business Warner Bros. Television THR, Esq.

CAA Calls Out UTA Leaders in Poaching Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

An amended complaint claims UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer, general counsel and COO Andrew Thau and associate general counsel Michael Sinclair were involved in the "lawless, midnight raid." read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

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UTA Rips "Whining" CAA’s Poaching Tactics in Lawsuit Response

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

In new court papers, UTA frames CAA's lawsuit as being hypocritical. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Frank Darabont's 'Walking Dead' Lawsuit: About More Than Zombies, but How Much More?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

AMC defends its push to get CAA to hand over profit agreements negotiated for all of its TV clients. Attorneys for the talent agency warn of a "devastating impact on CAA''s entire business." Television Business CAA

Agent Dan Aloni Sues CAA for $5 Million in Allegedly Unpaid Bonuses

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The agent recently left CAA for rival WME. read more. The Business Movies THR, Esq

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UTA Asks Court For Green Light to Poach More CAA Agents

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

UTA says the seven-year-rule makes CAA's agents fair game. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Fox, CAA Settle Heated Lawsuit Over Creation of USA's 'White Collar' (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner , Matthew Belloni Showrunner Jeff Eastin and his representatives were accused of turning their backs on Eastin's longtime collaborator, who claims he helped create the hit USA drama. A judge set a trial date earlier this week. read more. THR, Esq.

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Lawsuit Claims CAA Cheated TV Creators Out of Millions in Profits (Exclusive)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni "Head of the Class" creators Michael Elias and Richard Eustis claim the agency's package fee included an undisclosed "side deal" with Warner Bros. for 10% of profits. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

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UPDATE: Paula Abdul Departs UTA, Signs With CAA

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni The 'X Factor' judge balked at paying her agents a commission on her rich new deal read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

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David Letterman's Company Hit With Contract Lawsuit From Lee Gabler

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Gabler, a former co-chairman of CAA, claims Letterman's company "inexplicably" stopped paying him in March. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business THR Online CBS David Letterman Industry Night: $5 Late Show Late Show with David Letterman

CAA Seeks $1M in Unpaid Commissions from Tony Scott Estate

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

UPDATED: A creditor's claim says the filmmaker, who jumped to his death from a bridge in August, owed money from several projects read more. The Business THR, Esq. Business

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Fired 'Walking Dead' Creator Frank Darabont Sues AMC for Profits

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Darabont and his CAA agents claim they are owed "tens of millions of dollars" from TV''s top-rated drama. AMC’s conduct toward Frank to date has been nothing short of atrocious," his lawyer tells THR. read more. The Walking Dead AMC THR Online Frank Darabont THR, Esq. Television

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Tony Scott Estate Rejects CAA's $1M Creditor Claim

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Tony Scott Business CAAThe agency says it is owed commissions from projects Scott completed before his suicide last year. read more. The Business Movies THR, Esq.

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CAA Headed to Arbitration Against Agent Dan Aloni

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Business CAAA judge ruled Friday that the $5 million dispute is subject to an arbitration clause in his contract read more. The Business Christopher Nolan THR, Esq.

Judge Allows CAA to Pursue Punitive Damages Against UTA Defectors

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The judge also sees CAA’s complaint over a “midnight raid” being more than an “inflammatory" slander campaign. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Frank Darabont's 'Walking Dead' Lawsuit: CAA Won't Have to Hand Over Its Cable TV Deals

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Television Business CAA AMC loses a motion to compel documents but says it is pleased by what the judge had to say read more. The Business AMC THR Online Frank Darabont THR, Esq.

Reality Producer Sues CAA, Ashton Kutcher's Katalyst Over DMV Pitch

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Television Business CAA Hedda Muskat says her career was destroyed after a series she pitched failed to get off the ground, and has sufferred damages in excess of $2 million. read more. The Business Ashton Kutcher THR, Esq.

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AMC Won't Obtain CAA's Client Deals In 'Walking Dead' Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Attorneys for ''Walking Dead'' creator Frank Darabont and his CAA agents argued that AMC was attempting to bring a "stealth motion for summary judgment" read more.

CAA vs. UTA, Corporate Raiding and the Ghost of Ed Limato (Analysis)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

As CAA hires lawyer Anthony Oncidi to pursue claims against UTA and a group of defecting agents, legal theories (and challenges) emerge. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Business

Judge Reconsidering Pause of CAA-UTA Open Court Battle

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The infamous LLC agreements are also off the table — for now. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Zooey Deschanel Claims Manager Brought Strangers Into Her Dressing Room

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In court papers, the actress also says she switched talent agencies upon encouragement as part of an alleged act of retaliation against CAA. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Music THR Online

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Agent defection creates nasty litigation

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner A legal dispute between a CAA agent and his former employer is getting heated, and the outcome could influence how freely agents can jump from one agency to another. IMG Worldwide says that one of its former.

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast: Episode 56 – A honey badger and a grooveshark go to band camp …

Gordon P. Firemark

13 Walking Dead Lawsuit – AMC Renews Demand to See CAA’s Client Deals (Followup). The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update , is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app.

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CAA Memo Makes Rounds

Thompson On Hollywood

An email purportedly from CAA has been going the email rounds. Tags: Agencies actors agency agents CAA email memo pilots state of industry Variety.com's Dana Harris breaks it down for you. The full-length memo is on the jump. Dear Clients, I wanted to take a moment and give you a number of important updates. Before I begin, however, I wish to tell you all that I am so very proud of you all for your dogged determination during these most difficult times.

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Judge Weighs Producer's Lawsuit Over 'Hijacked' DMV Reality Show

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Hedda Muskat says her career in entertainment was destroyed, claiming Ashton Kutcher''s production company and CAA ruined her television project. Television Reality TV Business CAA

In 'Walking Dead' Lawsuit, AMC Renews Demand to See CAA's Client Deals

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The cable network''s request was rejected as "irrelevant" last month read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Television Business

Anthony Pellicano Severed From Anita Busch's Trial Against Michael Ovitz

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The CAA co-founder and former Disney president is being sued by journalist Busch for hiring the investigator to allegedly surveil and threaten her.

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"Head of the Class" Creators Suing Talent Agency Over Alleged Side Deal, Unpaid Profits

Media Law Prof Blog

Michael Elias and Richard Eustis, who created the late 1980s hit "Head of the Class" are suing talent agency Creative Artists Agency, alleging that CAA had a private deal with Warner Brothers to receive profits from the studio, while Mr