Johnny Depp Dumped By New Lawyers As Trial Looms In Ex-Biz Managers Battle

EXCLUSIVE: At World’s End may not just be a title in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise for Johnny Depp but also the state of the star’s $25 million fraud lawsuit with his former business managers.
Less than three weeks after losing heavyweights Ma…

EXCLUSIVE: At World's End may not just be a title in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise for Johnny Depp but also the state of the star's $25 million fraud lawsuit with his former business managers. Less than three weeks after losing heavyweights Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP as part of his legal team in the nearly year and a half long multi-complaint battle with The Management Group, Depp has now been bloodlessly cut loose by replacement Michelman & Robinson…

Stuntman Injured By SUV Driven By Tom Sizemore On ‘Shooter’ Set Settles Lawsuit

A lawsuit brought by a stuntman pinned beneath an SUV driven by Tom Sizemore during a TV production has been settled.
A notice of settlement was filed March 29 on the suit, which named Paramount Pictures and Sizemore. The parties must appear in court i…

A lawsuit brought by a stuntman pinned beneath an SUV driven by Tom Sizemore during a TV production has been settled. A notice of settlement was filed March 29 on the suit, which named Paramount Pictures and Sizemore. The parties must appear in court in July to finalize it. Terms were not disclosed. Stuntman Steve de Castro alleged Sizemore was intoxicated during filming for the USA Network show Shooter when the incident occurred.  The filming was done at Agua Dulce…

Bill Cosby Trial Could Be Sent To Jury Early Next Week

The prosecution in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial formally rested its case today as the defense struggled to have its witnesses ready. The case could be sent to the jury by early next week.
After two toxicology experts spent the entire day T…

The prosecution in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial formally rested its case today as the defense struggled to have its witnesses ready. The case could be sent to the jury by early next week. After two toxicology experts spent the entire day Thursday on the stand discussing the effects of Benadryl and quaaludes, Judge Steven O'Neill told jurors to expect a half day of testimony Friday and for testimony to conclude after the weekend. Closing statements could come as…

Judge Backs AMC Networks Motion In Latest Battle Of ‘Walking Dead’ War

In the latest chapter of the long-running dispute over The Walking Dead revenue, a New York judge granted AMC Networks’ motion seeking permission to file supplemental materials undercutting two lawsuits by CAA and Frank Darabont.
AMC attorneys ha…

In the latest chapter of the long-running dispute over The Walking Dead revenue, a New York judge granted AMC Networks’ motion seeking permission to file supplemental materials undercutting two lawsuits by CAA and Frank Darabont. AMC attorneys had filed a motion in order to spell out what they say are inconsistencies between the initial complaint and a subsequent suit in January. At a 15-minute hearing this afternoon in New York Supreme Court, Judge Eileen Bernsten…

Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Drops Libel Suits Against BuzzFeed Over Dossier Publication

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s embattled attorney, has dropped two libel suits he had pursued against BuzzFeed over the website’s publication of the so-called dossier that allegedly contains damning details about President Donald Trump.
The move came late Wednesday and was first reported in Politico. Cohen has been scrambling to recover files and documents seized in federal raids of his home, office and hotel room last week.
BuzzFeed’s decision to publish the dossier…

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s embattled attorney, has dropped two libel suits he had pursued against BuzzFeed over the website’s publication of the so-called dossier that allegedly contains damning details about President Donald Trump. The move came late Wednesday and was first reported in Politico. Cohen has been scrambling to recover files and documents seized in federal raids of his home, office and hotel room last week. BuzzFeed’s decision to publish the dossier…

Bill Cosby Defense Team Puts Its Star Witness On Stand

Temple University academic advisor Marguerite Jackson became the star witness for Bill Cosby after a random encounter on a cruise ship. Jackson, who was traveling with her sister and cousin in November 2016, was at the bar when a comedian who had just been onstage offered to buy her a drink. She said he added, “I won’t put anything in it.”
“Then we got into this whole conversation about Bill Cosby, and I told him I worked at Temple and I knew Andrea Constand and she said…

Temple University academic advisor Marguerite Jackson became the star witness for Bill Cosby after a random encounter on a cruise ship. Jackson, who was traveling with her sister and cousin in November 2016, was at the bar when a comedian who had just been onstage offered to buy her a drink. She said he added, "I won't put anything in it." "Then we got into this whole conversation about Bill Cosby, and I told him I worked at Temple and I knew Andrea Constand and she said…

Bill Cosby Retrial: Defense Signals Acquittal Motion Plan As Prosecution “Partially” Rests

UPDATED with first defense witness called: The prosecution in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial is “partially resting” its case after eight days of proceedings at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, PA. Judge Steven O’Neill told the jurors the Commonwealth was closing its case aside from a toxicology expert witness who will not be available until Thursday.
Cosby attorney Tom Mesereau said he plans to present a defense, and Cosby affirmed knowledge of his…

UPDATED with first defense witness called: The prosecution in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial is "partially resting" its case after eight days of proceedings at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, PA. Judge Steven O'Neill told the jurors the Commonwealth was closing its case aside from a toxicology expert witness who will not be available until Thursday. Cosby attorney Tom Mesereau said he plans to present a defense, and Cosby affirmed knowledge of his…