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Netflix Dismisses Copyright Lawsuit Over ‘Unofficial Bridgerton Musical’

Netflix dismissed a copyright lawsuit on Friday that it had filed against the creators of “The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical.” The court filing did not indicate whether the streaming service had...

Netflix Settles ‘Queens Gambit’ Defamation Suit Brought by Georgian Chess Grandmaster

Netflix has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a Georgian chess master who alleged that she was defamed in an episode of “The Queen’s Gambit.” Nona Gaprindashvili argued that...

Paul Schrader Accused of Lifting Idea for ‘The Card Counter’ From Aspiring Screenwriter

A man who met writer-director Paul Schrader at a campus event at their Michigan alma mater has filed a lawsuit alleging that Schrader later stole his ideas and used them in...

SAG-AFTRA Votes to Ratify New Contract With Netflix

SAG-AFTRA members have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract with Netflix that allows actors more freedom to work on shows on other platforms. The union announced that 89.03% voted...

Comedy Store Says It Lost $8.5 Million in COVID Funds Because Accountant Missed Deadline

The Comedy Store filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming that it lost out on $8.5 million in COVID relief funds because its accountant didn’t know about a government deadline. The...

‘Inventing Anna’ Triggers Defamation Suit from Vanity Fair Staffer

A Vanity Fair staffer who is portrayed in the Netflix show “Inventing Anna” filed a lawsuit on Monday, claiming she was falsely depicted in the series as “unethical,” “greedy,” “snobbish” and...

Harvey Weinstein’s L.A. Trial Won’t Be Delayed to Avoid ‘She Said’ Publicity

A judge on Monday denied a defense request to postpone Harvey Weinstein’s trial in Los Angeles in order to avoid publicity for “She Said,” a feature film about the exposure of...

Paramount Seeks to Throw Out ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Copyright Lawsuit

Paramount filed a motion on Friday to dismiss a lawsuit that claims that “Top Gun: Maverick” infringes on the copyright of the 1983 magazine article that was the source material for...

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