Miramax LLC and its founders, Harvey and Bob Weinstein, sued Time Warner Inc. for $75 million over claims they were deprived of their share of revenue from the movie adaption of J.R.R. Tolkien’s book “The Hobbit” after it was split into three different films.
Comcast Corp. plans to begin selling movies over its cable service before the end of the year, opening up a new way for the pay-TV provider and Hollywood studios to make money, a person familiar with the matter said.
Actor Charlie Sheen , the star of “Two and a Half Men,” sued Time Warner Inc. ’s WB Studio Enterprises unit and the producer of the television series for $100 million over his firing from the top-rated comedy.
Bruce Rosenblum, Warner Bros.’ head of television, will step down after losing a competition to become chief executive officer of Time Warner Inc.’s entire entertainment unit, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
DC Entertainment, the New York- based comic-book division of Time Warner Inc. , plans to fire or relocate 80 employees amid an announced move of its multimedia and digital-production businesses to California.
Apotex Inc. asked a judge to rule that its plan to market a generic version of the blood-pressure medicine Benicar won’t infringe patent rights held by drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co. or its American unit.
Legendary Pictures Inc., co-producer of Warner Bros. releases including “The Dark Knight,” agreed to make movies with China Film Co., gaining a foothold in the No. 2 film market while weighing its options in Hollywood.