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My son Michael’s first feature film MOLLI AND MAX IN THE FUTURE will premiere at SXSW 2023. Molli and Max in The Future is a sci-fi romantic comedy about a man and woman whose orbits repeatedly collide over the course of 12 years, 4 planets, 3 dimensions and one space-cult.A grounded romantic comedy set in an

Donald Trump has filed suit against journalist Bob Woodward claiming that Woodward improperly publishing audio tapes of their interviews. The interviews were conducted with  the understanding that that Woodward was authoring a book which was published in September 2021 with the title  Rage. Woodward later decided to separately publish the audio tapes of his interviews

Investors have filed a class action lawsuit seeking $11 billion in damages against Crypto platform FTX’s  founder Sam Bankman-Fried and various  celebrity endorsers who   promoted the platform, including Shaquille O’Neal,  Larry David, Tom Brady, and Stephen Curry. FTX filed for bankruptcy on Nov. 11.​The lawsuit alleges that the failed  FTX Platform was based upon false

William Sadleir  was sentenced to six years in prison for his participation in two fraudulent schemes relating to investments made by a New York-based investment fund (the “Fund”) in indie film distributor Aviron Pictures, LLC and its affiliated entities. Sadleir pled guilty to two counts of wire fraud, one relating to each of the schemes. Sadleir

U.S. District Judge Raag Singhal in South Florida sentenced Jason Van Eman, a 44-year-old movie producer from Oklahoma to 262 months in prison for his part in a financing scheme that defrauded investors out of more than $60 million. The defendant was also ordered to pay $9 million in restitution. After a six-week jury trial, a  federal jury

 An author’s heirs has sued Paramount Pictures Corporation in federal court over the underlying rights to the  hit movie Top Gun: Maverick, which plaintiffs contend is  a  sequel to the original movie. Ehud Yonay wrote the original 1983 article in California magazine titled “Top Guns,” from which the 1986 motion picture “Top Gun” (the “1986