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Harper Lee's Estate Suing Over Sorkin's View of Atticus

Broadway play is still set to open in December, however

(Newser) - A Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is still set to open this year despite a lawsuit filed by the estate of the author, an attorney for the producer said. Jonathan Zavin, who represents Scott Rudin's Rudinplay Inc., said Thursday the adaptation is scheduled to... More »

Amy Pascal: 'Angie Didn't Care' About Leaked Emails

She opens up about Sony 'firing'

(Newser) - Sony may not be officially using the word "fired," but soon-to-be-former Sony Pictures head Amy Pascal certainly is. "All the women here are doing incredible things in this world. All I did was get fired," Pascal told Tina Brown Tuesday at San Francisco's Women in... More »

Leaked Sony Emails Trash Angelina Jolie

Scott Rudin calls her a 'spoiled brat'

(Newser) - There's quite a bit of drama swirling around the Sony Pictures version of a Steve Jobs biopic (the one based on Walter Isaacson's book with a possible screenplay by Aaron Sorkin , not the one starring Ashton Kutcher ), and some of the recently-leaked Sony emails reveal quite a... More »

Dragon Tattoo Producers Fume Over Good Review

New Yorker publishes piece early

(Newser) - The New Yorker has sparked the ire of Girl With the Dragon Tattoo producer Scott Rudin—with a positive review that calls the film "mesmerizing." Trouble is, the review came out early, a big no-no in an industry where timing is key. Filmmakers want their movies—especially big-ticket... More »

Facebook Pushed for Big Changes to Movie

Executives are ignoring it publicly, fighting it privately

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg and crew are taking a ho-hum attitude in public about the upcoming Facebook movie the Social Network, save for a few comments here and there about how it distorts reality. Things are much more tense in private, reports the New York Times , which describes behind-the-scenes contacts between Facebook... More »

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