News Corp.’s Twentieth Century Fox raised $400 million for film production, including the next “Avatar,” through former Dune Capital LLC executive Chip Seelig, two people with knowledge of the situation said.
Sony Corp.’s Sony Pictures Entertainment and three other Hollywood studios were sued by filmmakers and the estate of the late actor Charles Bronson over claims they underpaid royalties on home video sales.
News Corp.’s Twentieth Century Fox Film unit doesn’t have the rights for a “Valley of the Dolls” television series it is developing, the estate of the late novelist Jacqueline Susann said in a lawsuit.
Cisco Systems Inc. , the biggest maker of computer networking equipment, was told by a jury to pay $3.7 million in patent royalties to Commil USA LLC for using that company’s wireless-transmission technology without permission.
Billionaire Haim Saban called on CBS Corp.’s Showtime Networks to cancel Oliver Stone ’s planned “Secret History of America” documentary series after the filmmaker made remarks that were criticized as anti-Semitic.