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Kelsey Grammer Settles Lawsuit for Just $10

Swing Vote suit had apparently dragged on too long

(Newser) - In what certainly sounds like the cheapest settlement in Hollywood history, Kelsey Grammer managed to get a lawsuit to go away for a mere $10. Grammer was the last remaining defendant in a claim against a host of people involved with Swing Vote, which a former Bush staffer says was... More »

Ex-Bush Aide: Swing Vote Stole My Story

Talking head sues, saying he gave similar script to Grammer

(Newser) - An ex-Bush aide has sued Kevin Costner, Kelsey Grammer, and Disney, claiming the plot and marketing elements of the recently released movie Swing Vote were originally his, the AP reports. Bradley Blakeman, now a TV commentator, says in a federal lawsuit that he gave Grammer a screenplay that the Frasier... More »

Mummy Sequel Misses Top Spot at Box Office

Dark Knight still rules, banking $43M in third weekend win

(Newser) - Even the undead can't stop Batman: The Dark Knight defeated The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor in its third weekend win, grossing an unexpected $43.8 million and hitting nearly $400 million. The Mummy sequel took second with $42.4 million, while Kevin Costner's Swing Vote, the only other... More »

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