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  • Power struggle at Warner Bros.

    Power struggle at Warner Bros.
    Two years ago Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes created an Office of the President to inspire three ambitious executives into collegial competition for the top job at Warner Bros., Hollywood's largest film and television studio. "These three...
  • Warner Bros. to manage Paramount DVD library

    Warner Bros. to manage Paramount DVD library
    Warner Bros. will manage most of Paramount's movie library on DVD, in a first-of-its-kind deal between major studios that reflects the ongoing decline in disc sales. The companies said Thursday that Warner will handle more than 600 titles from Paramount'...
  • Stan Lee Media sues Disney for billions over Marvel characters

    Stan Lee Media sues Disney for billions over Marvel characters
    Stan Lee Media, an Internet company that shut down more than a decade ago and has been mired in litigation ever since, has filed a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against Walt Disney Co. The complaint was filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Colorado,...
  • Disney adopts new paper policy after protest

    Disney adopts new paper policy after protest
    Walt Disney Co. is implementing a new policy to use less paper from environmentally threatened areas, a year after it was targeted by environmental protesters. In May of 2011, activists from the Rainforest Action Network hung a banner outside Disney's...
  • With Superman decision imminent, Warner goes after attorney

    With Superman decision imminent, Warner goes after attorney
    Warner Bros. has filed a series of explosive allegations against its longtime legal nemesis as a key decision looms that could affect its ownership of Superman. The Burbank studio's DC Comics unit said in a legal filing Wednesday in Los Angeles federal...
  • Warner wins key victory in Superman battle

    Superman won’t be going up, up, and away from Warner Bros. In a crucial legal victory for the Burbank studio, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday denied an effort by the heirs of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster to reclaim their 50%...
  • 'Justice League' aims for summer 2015 after Superman victory

    'Justice League' aims for summer 2015 after Superman victory
    DC Comics' superheroes can finally team up on the big screen following yesterday's legal victory for Warner Bros. in its long-running fight over the rights to Superman. The studio is expected to accelerate development of a planned "Justice League"...
  • 'Disney Fairies' beats 'Magic Mike' on DVD

    'Disney Fairies' beats 'Magic Mike' on DVD
    Fairies are beating strippers in DVD sales. Walt Disney Studios' new direct-to-DVD title "Disney Fairies: Secret of the Wings" was the No. 1-selling DVD and Blu-ray disc for the week ended Oct. 27, according to research firm Rentrak Corp. It...
  • DC selling digital comics through Apple, Amazon, Barnes & Noble

    DC selling digital comics through Apple, Amazon, Barnes & Noble
    In a move that could provide a boost to the small but growing digital comic book business, DC Comics has signed deals to sell comics through online stores owned by Apple, Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Previously, comic book readers could only buy digital...
  • Warner Bros. eyes the future through its 'tech ops'

    Warner Bros. eyes the future through its 'tech ops'
    The lobbies of most Hollywood offices are decorated with movie posters and Academy Awards. But on the sixth floor of a building on Warner Bros.' Burbank lot, the lobby is decorated with patents — 24 of them, for things such as "a method and...
  • Disney takes $50 million write-down on canceled animation project

    Disney takes $50 million write-down on canceled animation project
    Walt Disney Co. will take a $50 million write-down in the current fiscal quarter for a stop-motion animation project it canceled in August. The untitled movie was to be directed by Henry Selick, the well respected filmmaker behind "Coraline" and "The...
  • Low-budget knockoff movies benefit from Hollywood blockbusters

    Low-budget knockoff movies benefit from Hollywood blockbusters
    Last year's "Puss in Boots"was made on the lush 13-acre DreamWorks Animation campus in Glendale by 300 people working for four years at a cost of $130 million. Its knockoff was made on the second floor of an office building just two miles away—...