ESPN To Air O.J. Simpson Parole Hearing Live; Nevada Braces For Media Blitz

O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing in Nevada this Thursday will be carried live on ESPN as an expanded, 90-minute Outside the Lines Special, and pool cameras in the hearing room make it all but certain the proceedings will pop up at least in part on other news channels.
In fact, the Nevada Board of Parole says about 30 news organizations have registered to cover the hearing at both the hearing location in Carson City and at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada…

O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing in Nevada this Thursday will be carried live on ESPN as an expanded, 90-minute Outside the Lines Special, and pool cameras in the hearing room make it all but certain the proceedings will pop up at least in part on other news channels. In fact, the Nevada Board of Parole says about 30 news organizations have registered to cover the hearing at both the hearing location in Carson City and at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada…

Sarah Jones Family V. CSX: Location Manager Charley Baxter’s Big Reveal

The CSX defense rested late yesterday in the civil trial brought against them by the family of 27 year-old camera assistant Sarah Jones who died on live train tracks when her supervising crew placed her there knowing that they did not have permission. The crime took place in Georgia on the first day of shooting the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider.
As they presented their defense, CSX brought the film’s location manager Charles Baxter to the stand and entered into…

The CSX defense rested late yesterday in the civil trial brought against them by the family of 27 year-old camera assistant Sarah Jones who died on live train tracks when her supervising crew placed her there knowing that they did not have permission. The crime took place in Georgia on the first day of shooting the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider. As they presented their defense, CSX brought the film’s location manager Charles Baxter to the stand and entered into…

‘Walking Dead’ Stuntman Death: AMC, Family, SAG-AFTRA & ‘TWD’ EP Speak Out

Over 24 hours after John Bernecker died from injuries suffered on the Georgia set of The Walking Dead, the family of the seasoned stuntman and his union have spoken out tonight as has AMC Networks, the company that airs and produces the blockbuster series.
“John Bernecker’s family has decided that he will be removed from life support, following organ donation,” said AMC late Friday. “We are deeply saddened by this loss and our hearts and prayers are with John’s family…

Over 24 hours after John Bernecker died from injuries suffered on the Georgia set of The Walking Dead, the family of the seasoned stuntman and his union have spoken out tonight as has AMC Networks, the company that airs and produces the blockbuster series. "John Bernecker’s family has decided that he will be removed from life support, following organ donation,” said AMC late Friday. “We are deeply saddened by this loss and our hearts and prayers are with John's family…

‘Walking Dead’ Lawsuit: Kurt Sutter Rips AMC’s “C**tmove” Releasing Frank Darabont Emails

Warning: This story contains frequent explicit language
As he has in the past on similar matters, Sons Of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter tonight eviscerated AMC over their treatment of former The Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont in their legal battle. With his ire focused on the cabler’s attempt early this morning to shame The Shawshank Redemption director by dumping expletive filled emails of Darabont’s into the public record as a part of filings in the lawsuit over…

Warning: This story contains frequent explicit language As he has in the past on similar matters, Sons Of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter tonight eviscerated AMC over their treatment of former The Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont in their legal battle. With his ire focused on the cabler’s attempt early this morning to shame The Shawshank Redemption director by dumping expletive filled emails of Darabont’s into the public record as a part of filings in the lawsuit over…

Sarah Jones Family V. CSX Trial: Day 3 Of Trial Draws Parents To Stand

Richard and Elizabeth Jones took the stand today in the third day of their civil trial against railroad company CSX, who they have sued for negligence for the 2014 death of their daughter Sarah Jones. Jones, a 27 year-old camera assistant, was killed on the set of the Greg Allman biopic Midnight Rider.
Richard Jones acknowledged on the stand today that Midnight Rider director Randall Miller and the supervising crew did trespass to set up a scene on a Georgia train…

Richard and Elizabeth Jones took the stand today in the third day of their civil trial against railroad company CSX, who they have sued for negligence for the 2014 death of their daughter Sarah Jones. Jones, a 27 year-old camera assistant, was killed on the set of the Greg Allman biopic Midnight Rider. Richard Jones acknowledged on the stand today that Midnight Rider director Randall Miller and the supervising crew did trespass to set up a scene on a Georgia train…

‘Walking Dead’ Lawsuit: Frank Darabont & CAA Hit AMC Over New Profit Payments

AMC have been fighting tooth and nail for more than three years with former The Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont and CAA over money the ex-EP and his agency claim they are owed from the zombie apocalypse blockbuster. However, as filings made late last night in the $280 million case reveal, the cabler has recently been handing out more of the backend at the same time – even unexpectedly to Darabont and CAA.

Put in context of the often perfidious case’s march towards…

AMC have been fighting tooth and nail for more than three years with former The Walking Dead showrunner Frank Darabont and CAA over money the ex-EP and his agency claim they are owed from the zombie apocalypse blockbuster. However, as filings made late last night in the $280 million case reveal, the cabler has recently been handing out more of the backend at the same time – even unexpectedly to Darabont and CAA. Put in context of the often perfidious case's march towards…

Judge Throws Out ‘Zootopia’ Copyright Suit Against Disney

It’s a fox-eat-fox world out there, and Disney apparently has avoided becoming a meal. A California judge today threw out a big-money copyright lawsuit against its Oscar-winning toon Zootopia by the screenwriter of Total Recall, who had claimed that the studio ripped off his same-titled pitch.
Gary L. Goldman’s Esplanade Productions filed the suit March, three weeks after the film won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. “They copied Goldman’s themes, settings…

It’s a fox-eat-fox world out there, and Disney apparently has avoided becoming a meal. A California judge today threw out a big-money copyright lawsuit against its Oscar-winning toon Zootopia by the screenwriter of Total Recall, who had claimed that the studio ripped off his same-titled pitch. Gary L. Goldman’s Esplanade Productions filed the suit March, three weeks after the film won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. "They copied Goldman's themes, settings…