Dolce & Gabbana Sentenced To 18 Months In Jail

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Dolce & Gabbana Sentenced To 18 Months In Jail

Never thought these giants would go down like this … D&G Arrested for Tax Evasion

Hope they are successful on their appeal.

– JD

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Godzilla; Importance of a Signed Agreement

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Certain producers won a small battle in the dispute surrounding the upcoming Godzilla feature film being produced by Legendary Pictures.

Legendary moved to compel arbitration, citing a clause in an unexecuted draft of an agreement. The CA Appeals court refused to compel arbitration based on the fact that the draft agreement had not been executed, despite containing a binding arbitration clause.

If I had to guess, the producers will be offered a healthy sum of money to put this one behind them. The lesson to be learned, make sure you get signed documents.

Catch the full article here: http://hosdi.eu/1f3OIio

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Filmmaker Desperation Leads to Fraud Conviction

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Daniel Adams has just been freed from prison.

If you recall, Adams was one of the first to be incarcerated for committing fraud when applying for state production tax incentives.

For the full article, go to: http://hosdi.eu/1ftXh5U

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House of Cards; Binging

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Excerpt from CNN.com

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Raise your hand if you spent this weekend binge-watching “House of Cards”?

Join the club. From the leader of the free world to celebs, it appeared that Valentine’s Day weekend was for lovers of season two of the hit Netflix series. The show, about the devious machinations of Washington politician Francis Underwood and his wife, Claire, played by Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, has a devoted fan base that eagerly awaited the release of the new season on Friday — and many of them watched all 13 episodes over the weekend.

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Read the full article here: http://hosdi.eu/1gAGAdB

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Nicki Gets Slammed by Malcolm X Estate

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Nicki’s new single album cover depicts Malcolm X holding a rifle. The estate of the late civil rights movement leader weren’t to happy about the use of the image?

Read the whole story here: http://hosdi.eu/1hqqZjD

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Hollywood Politics; Congress

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If you know anything about politics, you know that California’s 33rd Congressional District is probably one of the most coveted seats in all of Congress.

As THR reports, if you look at the statistics related to Obama’s campaign contributions, you’ll notice a huge portion that comes directly from the 33rd. That’s probably because individuals such as Jeffrey Katzenberg, Haim Saban, as well as many other Hollywood celebrities reside in this district that covers Malibu, Beverly Hills and Hancock Park.

Now, as Henry Waxman plans his departure from this seat, Hollywood lobbyist are likely to have a great impact on Waxman’s successor.

For additional details, check out THR.

Film Stars Headed to Television

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With 80 new pilots being filmed this season, Television is finding itself in un-charted territories. Casting agents are scrambling to determine who is available and which stars are willing to commit to multiple season.

Needless to say, television is likely to have a whole new look for whichever pilots get picked up and go to series.

For more details, check out THR.

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