Hollywood Docket: MPAA delay; Lawyer vs. Prince; Bulgarian pirates

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Hollywood Docket: MPAA delay; Lawyer vs. Prince; Bulgarian pirates

Wed Aug 04, 2010 @ 06:45AM PST
  • Now that the MPAA and Bob Kerrey have broken up after only a few fruitless dates, the MPAA isn't exactly rushing to jump into a long-term relationship. [THR
  • Paramount is sending COO Fred Huntsberry to open the annual ShowEast theater exhibitor confab with a an antipiracy presentation. Wonder if it'll be similar to the one he gave two months ago at the Cinema Expo theater exhibitor confab. [THR]    
  • The "largest ever operation to target internet piracy in Bulgaria" has resulted in the shutdown of four websites suspected of trafficking in film, music and games. [BB]
  • Prince has been sued by LA attorney Ed McPherson for about $50,000 in legal fees charged in connection with two separate matters. McPherson says he had an oral contract with the Purple One. Well, that's his first problem. [Read the Complaint]
  • Does "Law & Order" hate  you? If you're reading this blog, the answer is probably yes. [NYT]
  • Two female staffers on "I'm Not There: The Lost Year of Joaquin Phoenix" have been brought out to defend filmmaker Casey Affleck, sued twice for sexual harassment during shoot. "The real Casey isn't the one described in these suits," associate producer Nicole Acacio says. [NYP]

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