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Tekken Film Makers Sued over Film's Viability

Houston-based venture capital and private-equity firm Small Ventures has filed suit against Rizvi Traverse Management claiming that the firm misrepresented the viability of the TEKKEN film, reports

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Lasseter To Be Honored With Variety's Creative Leadership Award

John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios and Principal Creative Advisor, Walt Disney Imagineering, will be honored with Variety's Creative Leadership Award, which recognizes the extraordinary amount of time and effort the honoree has given to mentoring young executives and creative talent.

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Nick Consumer Products Canada To Represent Viacom In The Region

Nickelodeon Consumer Products (NCP), a division of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced plans to take its Canadian licensing and merchandising business in-house as of 1 October 2011.

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IMAX Expands Partnership in China With Four-Theatre Deal

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Jiangsu Eudemonia Blue Ocean Cinema Development Co., Ltd. (Blue Ocean) today announced an agreement to install four new digital IMAX theatre systems in the People's Republic of China.

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Genson Ent. Partners with Identity FX on Flying Tigers 3-D Film

Genson Entertainment, helmed by veteran producer Bob Larson ("Coal Miner's Daughter", "Continental Divide", "Gorky Park", "Play Misty For Me") announced today it has entered into a partnership with Identity Studios to begin production on Chennault, the maverick story of General Claire Lee Chennault's Flying Tigers in China during World War II.

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Writer Who Sued Over Alien vs. Predator Owes Fox

U.S. District Judge Denny Chin has ruled that writer James Muller must repay 20th Century Fox's attorney fees after losing his lawsuit against the studio over ALIEN VS. PREDATOR, reports The Hollywood Reporter.