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5 Film Studios Sue Hotfile For Copyright Infringement

NEW YORK - (AP) Five major film studios have filed a copyright infringement suit against Hotfile Corp., a website that lets its subscribers download from a library of thousands of movies and TV shows. In the suit filed in federal court in Miami, the studios describe Hotfile's service as "unabashed...

Hollywood Movie Studios Sue Zediva Over Movie Streaming

NEW YORK - (AP) Hollywood movie studios are challenging a gutsy startup that thought it had found a loophole to make the latest hit movies available for instant viewing online long before they are available on Netflix or Redbox. Zediva tried to circumvent the fact that it didn't have licenses to...

Joe Pesci Sues Over Gotti Biopic Role; Claims Disputed

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Joe Pesci claims the makers of a biopic on the Gotti family have made him an offer he can refuse a lesser part in the movie and a $2 million salary cut. The actor sued Fiore Films on Wednesday, seeking the $3 million he said he was promised to play. . . . Full version available to...

Studio Sues Pair Over Leaked 'Twilight' Images

LOS ANGELES - (AP) The makers of the "Twilight" movies have sued two people they claim are responsible for leaking images of unfinished scenes from the series finale "Breaking Dawn." A lawsuit filed Monday by Summit Entertainment in federal court in Los Angeles accuses Daiana and...