Paramount Beats Musicians Guild in Lawsuit Over Outsourcing Film Scores

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The Business Movies Music Business THR Online Paramount Pictures AFM LaborA judge figures out the meaning of "producer" and "employer" in Hollywood. read more. THR, Esq.

CBS, Paramount Settle Lawsuit Over 'Star Trek' Fan Film

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A deal comes as the the studios were prepared to head to an unexplored copyright galaxy at trial on Jan. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Paramount Sued Over Score for Upcoming Renee Zellweger Film

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The Business Movies Music Business THR Online Paramount Renee Zellweger LaborThe American Federation of Musicians says the studio lied to complete the scoring of 'Same Kind of Different as Me' in Slovakia. read more. THR, Esq.

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Paramount Sues For Ownership of Fellini's 'La Dolce Vita' (Exclusive)

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Movies Movies Paramount PicturesEriq Gardner Who owns Fellini's 1960 masterpiece? A new lawsuit spans 50 years of international film history in search of an answer. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

Lawsuit Claims Paramount Stole 'Paranormal Activity 4' Ideas from Pitch Meeting

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Paramount Pictures Movies THR, Esq. Filmmaker Michael Costanza claims the studio and two producers used concepts he submitted in 2010 for the hit 2012 horror movie read more. Paranormal Activity 4 Business

Fox, Paramount Accused of Using Stolen Computer Graphic Technology for Hit Films

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A VFX firm demands an injunction on "Deadpool" and three other blockbusters plus one huge video game. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

Paramount (Almost) Beats 'Wolf of Wall Street' Defamation Lawsuit

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Stratton Oakmont alum Andrew Greene alleges that one of the film's characters was based on him. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Paramount Says 'Star Trek' Fan Film Lawsuit Lives On

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In the lawsuit over "Axanar," the studio acknowleges statements about a settlement, but tell a judge that claims remain pending. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Paramount Hit With $10 Million Video Game Lawsuit

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Movies Movies Tech Business Paramount PicturesA Swedish gaming company says the studio shut down its digital entertainment division and walked away from a co-production deal on games. read more. THR, Esq.

Lawsuit Claims Paramount Pictures Is Shorting Producers on New Media Profits

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Middle Pictures claims Paramount's activity is a "systematic scheme designed to deprive content providers of their rightful profit participation." read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Paramount Claims Crowdfunded 'Star Trek' Film Infringes Copyright to Klingon Language

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The film studio details what in the "Star Trek" universe is protected by law. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Tech Business THR Online

Mario Puzo Estate Wants To Cancel 'The Godfather' Contract with Paramount in Countersuit

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Eriq Gardner Controversy erupted after the estate of Mario Puzo had plans to license a new book sequel without Paramount's blessing. Paramount wanted a war, and they’re going to get one," says estate attorney Bert Fields.

Paramount Responds to Massive Fraud Lawsuit, Claims Finance Partner 'Ignores the True Facts'

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Movies Movies Paramount PicturesMatthew Belloni Melrose 2, a financing entity that backed 29 films, sued on Tuesday claiming fraud and breach of contract. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

Paramount Asks Judge to Toss John Singleton's Fraud Claim in 'Hustle and Flow' Lawsuit

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The Business Movies Business John Singleton Paramount Pictures Hustle and FlowEriq Gardner In response to the director's suit in October, the studio has filed court papers aiming to show that no fraud was committed. read more. THR, Esq.

'Star Trek' Fans Want Paramount, CBS to Do Better Job Explaining Franchise to Court

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Producers of a crowdfunded film also argue that a copyright lawsuit is "premature" because the script hasn't even been finalized yet. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Tech Business THR Online

'Star Trek' Lawsuit Heats Up As Fan Co. Seeks Paramount's J.J. Abrams, Justin Lin Communications

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Abrams, an executive producer on 'Star Trek Beyond,' could find himself in an uncomfortable position thanks to what he said about the lawsuit a few months ago. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Musicians Guild Sues Warner Bros, MGM, Paramount Over Film Scores

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AFM says the score for "Interstellar" was out of its world — but not in a good way. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Music Business THR Online Labor

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Paramount Grounds 'Top Gun' Tweeter

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The maverick user, who began posting the film one frame at a time last week, was suspended from the social media platform after the studio objected. read more. Top Gun Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Tech Business

Paramount Pictures Studio Lot Expansion Challenged in Court

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A lawsuit is filed after last month's approval by Los Angeles' city council. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Paramount, MGM Sued for Allegedly Failing to Pay 'Ben Hur' Musicians

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The two studios are taken to court by a guild. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Music Business THR Online Labor

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John Singleton Sues Paramount for $20 Million Over 'Hustle and Flow' Deal

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Movies Movies John Singleton Paramount Pictures AbductionMatthew Belloni The filmmaker claims the studio backed out of a deal to make two movies in exchange for rights to the 2005 hit. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

Paramount Strikes Back at Melrose 2 Finance Partner (Exclusive)

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The Business Movies Business Paramount Pictures Mission: Impossible 3 TransformersEriq Gardner Melrose 2, a financing entity that backed 29 films, is claiming massive fraud. The dispute is now the center of bicoastal litigation. read more. THR, Esq.

Judge Allows Paramount to Sue Wall Street Investment Firms

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After beating fraud claims at a trial last year, the film studio went on the offensive. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Paramount antipiracy speech pirated

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Frederick Huntsberry, COO of Paramount, recently took the FCC through a step-by-step instruction on how to illegally download copyrighted movies. By Eriq Gardner Interesting bit of irony here. We've seen a huge development shift in piracy," Huntsberry said at a.

Paramount Gets Mixed Rulings in Legal Cases Over 'La Dolce Vita,' 'Johnny Come Lately'

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The Business Movies Business Paramount PicturesEriq Gardner The studio has gotten news both bad and good in cases involving its exploitation of old motion pictures. read more. THR, Esq.

Anheuser-Busch Asks Paramount to Remove Budweiser From 'Flight'

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The Business Home Paramount Pictures THR, Esq. The film's alcoholic lead character, played by Denzel Washington, drinks the beer while driving a car. Is it a fair use? read more. Flight

Paramount, Mario Puzo Estate Settle 'Godfather' Lawsuit

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Deal comes after judge refused to allow Paramount's "Godfather" contract to be cancelled. read more. Movies THR, Esq. Business

CBS, Paramount Tell 'Star Trek' Fans How They Can Make Fan Films Without Getting Sued

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In the midst of a lawsuit targeting a crowfunded film, the two studios give 10 conditions. read more. THR, Esq. Heat Vision The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Paramount Settles Massive Fraud Lawsuit with Finance Partner (Exclusive)

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The Business Paramount Pictures Movies THR, Esq. Financiers who put up $375 million for such films as "Mission Impossible 3" and "Transformers" via the Melrose II slate alleged they hadn't seen a dollar of profits. read more. Business

Paramount Threatened with Malicious Prosecution Over Conspiracy Claim

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Responding to Paramount''s allegations of a financial conspiracy, Hollywood power lawyer Marty Singer has a warning for investors. "If If co-financiers want to make deals with Paramount, this is what is going to happen," he says.

'G.I. Joe' Writers Sue Paramount, MGM Over 'Stolen' Sequel (Exclusive)

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Two of the three writers who worked on the 2009 film seek $23 million for work on "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," which was allegedly taken without credit or compensation. read more. The Business G.I. Joe: Retaliation Movies THR, Esq. Business

$20 million Lawsuit Drags Paramount Into War Between Film Producers

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Eriq Gardner Paramount dragged into decade-long dispute over rights to several films. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies

'Star Trek' Fan Film Lawsuit Boldly Goes Where No 'Star Trek' Lawsuit Has Gone Before

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Paramount, CBS and producers of 'Axanar' file summary judgment motions. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Paramount Wins 'No Country' Trial Over Payout to Tommy Lee Jones

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Matthew Belloni A judge has issued a tentative ruling against Morgan Stanley-backed Marathon Funding, which claimed that Paramount improperly deducted a $17.5

Judge Allows Investor Lawsuit Against Paramount to Continue

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Eriq Gardner Several investment institutions that put up money for Paramount's first Melrose slate of films, including 'War of the Worlds,' 'Mean Girls,' and 'Mission Impossible II,' can go forward with claims that the studio's "risk mitigation techniques" were baloney.

Paramount Affirms Big Win Over Suing 'Mean Girls' Investors

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An appeals court won't overturn a trial judge's conclusion that the studio made no misrepresentation on a slate of 25 films. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Paramount Pictures Disputes Being a "Producer" of Renee Zellweger Film In Battle With Labor Guild

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A lawsuit over a film score produced overseas has suddenly become an important labor case in Hollywood. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online Labor

Appeals Court Stops Paramount from Suing 'Mean Girls' Investors

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The studio wanted to be reimbursed for $8 million after spending years battling fraud claims. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

'Happy Days' Cast Sues CBS, Paramount for $10 Million

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Alex Ben Block They charge in a lawsuit that they have not been paid for their share of years of home video releases and licensed merchandise that used their images and voices. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

Investors Say They Have Evidence of Paramount Pictures Financing Fraud

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