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  1. New Lawsuit Claims Sony's 'The Interview' Put Employees in DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hollywood Reporter

    As Sony Pictures confronts new threats from hackers who have exposed corporate secrets, it must also contend with proposed class action lawsuits that blame the company for not doing more to stop or at least mitigate the damage. Already sued once on Monday, Sony is now facing a second lawsuit brought by production managers on some of its most high-profile films including Jerry Maguire , Spider-Man and The Green Hornet .

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  2. Ronni Chasen Lawsuit: Judge Denies Records to FilmmakerIn a tentative ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Hollywood Reporter

    L.A. Superior Court denied an independent filmmaker access to the investigative files he had sought in a 13-month legal battle with the City of Beverly Hills and its police department as he pursues a documentary about the death of murdered publicist Ronni Chasen . Some believe that a fuller review might challenge the official explanation for the killing: a random robbery-gone-wrong by ex-convict Harold Martin Smith .

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  3. Ronni Chasen Lawsuit: Filmmaker Reveals Neighbor's Video Testimony on Eve of TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Hollywood Reporter

    A video exhibit entered into the court record by a crusading documentary filmmaker on the eve of his public records trial against the Beverly Hills Police Department could raise new questions as to whether the agency adequately pursued its investigation into the murder of film publicist Ronni Chasen after she left a premiere The inquiry ended when an America's Most Wanted tip led police to Harold Martin Smith , a 43-year-old ex-convict who committed suicide at his Hollywood flophouse when confronted by officers. The BHPD subsequently positioned the case as a random robbery gone wrong.

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  4. Rupert Murdoch Sells His Beverly Hills Estate to His SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Hollywood Reporter

    Rupert Murdoch has found a buyer for his Angelo Drive estate in the hills above Beverly Hills: his son James Murdoch . According to sources, the 21st Century Fox co-COO has taken ownership of the historic property, designed by Wallace Neff and built in 1926 for silent-film director Fred Niblo and actress Enid Bennett .

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  5. The New Beverly Hills: Riyadh Overruns Rodeo DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Hollywood Reporter

    "I'll take that one," said a Saudi Arabian royal, pointing down from a helicopter while with his realtor on an aerial tour over Beverly Hills' tony Trousdale Estates. He was picking out a massive 11,000-square-foot estate - before stepping one foot inside the off-market listing, which was then home to Mary Hart and Burt Sugarman .

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  6. Jay Penske's Legal War With Variety's Former Owner Heats UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Hollywood Reporter

    As Penske prepares to bring a fraud claim over the 2012 sale, Reed Elsevier claims that the trade publication hasn't paid all its debts purchase of Variety in 2012 isn't quite finished yet. In the ongoing legal war between Penske's outfit Variety Media, LLC, and Reed Elsevier, former owner of the entertainment trade publication, both sides are bringing new claims.

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  7. China's Wanda in Deal Talks With Lionsgate, MGM, Chairman SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Hollywood Reporter

    "Many people come knock at my door but Wanda is only interested in the big players and we want control," says Wang Jianlin China's Dalian Wanda Group , which controls AMC Entertainment, the second-largest U.S. film exhibitor, has held talks to acquire a stake, preferably a controlling stake, in Lionsgate, billionaire chairman Wang Jianlin told Bloomberg News . The Beijing-based company is interested in buying control of the studio, but its owners have only been willing to sell a minority stake, Wang said in an interview with the news wire.

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  8. L.A.'s Ferguson Protestors Swarm DowntownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    Protesters of a controversial Grand Jury decision in Ferguson, Mo . hit Los Angeles for the second day in a row.

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  9. Giusseppe Tornatore Reflects on 'Cinema Paradiso' 25 Years After Its Oscar WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    The 58-year-old Italian filmmaker was in Los Angeles to screen a digitally-restored version of the beloved film and attend the opening of an exhibition about it 1989: it's not only a Taylor Swift album, but also the year that changed Giuseppe Tornatore 's life. That much became clear when I sat down with the 58-year-old Italian filmmaker - who is best known for directing Cinema Paradiso , a semi-autobiographical film about a young cinephile which won the Cannes Film Festival's grand jury prize and the best foreign language film Oscar in that final year of the eighties - last week at a hotel in Beverly Hills.

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  10. 'The Gambler': AFI Fest ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Gambler is a slick and efficient remake of the superior 1974 original that starred James Caan as a college professor with personal demons he dealt with by tempting fate at the gaming tables. Here, Mark Wahlberg embraces self-loathing and personal free fall in a cool but perversely intriguing look at a man who not only walks on the wild side, but seems to want to take up residence there.

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  11. Elizabeth Warren Tells Hollywood: "The Game Is Rigged in Congress"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    Warren was honored Sunday by the ACLU in Beverly Hills along with Participant's Jim Berk, Cyndi Lauper and Cameron Strang Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, regarded by many progressive Democrats as their party's alternative to Hillary Clinton , told an ACLU gala in Beverly Hills on Sunday that "economic opportunity is slipping further and further out of reach" for average Americans. She said bluntly: "We have to face the game is rigged in Congress."

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  12. Rihanna to Perform at Diamond Ball BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    "There is truly nothing I'm more proud of," says Rihanna of the Diamond Ball, a fundraiser benefiting her Clara Lionel Foundation , which will take place on Dec. 11 at The Vineyard in Beverly Hills and feature a performance by the singer accompanied by a live orchestra. , the CLF works to aid quality of life for communities in need.

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  13. Demian Bichir Joins Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Weinstein Co. has announced that Demian Bichir had joined Quentin Tarantino 's The Hateful Eight , one of the hottest projects at the American Film Market currently underway in Santa Monica.

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  14. AFM: Download THR's Day 1 'Daily'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    In Day 1 of THR's AFM Daily, The Weinstein Co. holds Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' script for ransom, China mulls raising its quota on film imports, and red-hot Chadwick Boseman signs on to star in 'Message From the King' Potential buyers looking to invest must score an invite to read the revised screenplay and make a 20-minute trek from AFM headquarters in Santa Monica to Beverly Hills.

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  15. Quentin Tarantino Forcing 'Hateful Eight' Investors to Read Script in Weinstein LockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    Potential buyers looking to pick up foreign rights must score an invite to read the revised screenplay and make a 20-minute trek from AFM headquarters in Santa Monica to Beverly Hills Insiders say that "extreme security precautions" are in place to prevent another leak of the post-Civil War Western script, which Tarantino will start shooting by year's end. TWC now is rallying foreign money at AFM, but the company has confirmed to THR that buyers looking to invest must score an invite to read the closely guarded, revised script, and will be allowed to do so only in TWC's Beverly Hills office , where they can be supervised by staffers.

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  16. Bison Entertainment Takes a $17 Million Stake in Ease Entertainment - Hollywood ReporterRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    Ease Entertainment, which provides payroll and software services for the entertainment industry, has secured a $17 million investment from Santa Monica-based Bison Capital Partners IV. Ease, which provides an all-in-one production management platform for the industry, will debut its next generation of services at a viewing party and launch event at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills on Nov. 5. The new tools and technologies include the Digital Start Packets system, Automated Time Cards, and its Closed-Loop Security suite of tools, which provide control over the distribution of sensitive production information, including scripts.

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  17. Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and Anthony Kiedis Host Music...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    "Music shouldn't be defined by the zip code you're in," said Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti at an event held at Ron Burkle's Beverly Hills estate "I did go to music school," Rufus Wainwright professed Saturday night at the fourth annual benefit for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, hosted by the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and Anthony Kiedis . "I actually dropped out.

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  18. Suge Knight and Katt Williams Arrested, Charged in Camera TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    Former Death Row Records CEO Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged Wednesday for allegedly stealing a camera from a photographer last month in Beverly Hills, authorities said. Knight and Williams, whose birth name is Micah Sierra Williams, were each charged with one count of robbery, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.

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  19. At Home With Michael and Eva Chow: 'One of the Coolest Couples on the Face of the Earth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    Whether they're hosting the president and Kanye, chairing LACMA's Art+Film Gala or celebrating the 40th anniversary of a dining institution beloved by the biggest stars in fashion, film, music and art, Michael and Eva Chow stand at the center of L.A's cultural universe "My basic drive is to live life like a movie," says renowned Hollywood restaurateur Michael Chow, the eponymous avatar behind the inevitably celebrity-soaked, invariably critically derided Mr Chow, marking its 40th anniversary in Beverly Hills. "I'm always looking for those moments when my daydreams are somehow coming true.

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  20. Arnon Milchan Honored by Warren Beatty at L.A.'s Israel Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    In presenting the 2014 Israel Film Festival Vision Award to Arnon Milchan on Thursday evening, Warren Beatty called the producer of dozens of movies from Pretty Woman to 12 Years A Slave to Birdman , "a Medici of movies." "Although he has a shrewd send of the tentpole, superhero, theme park, water slide movies," said Beatty, "he never turns his back on making movies that might be less predictably commercial."

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