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Warner Bros. Axes Italian Director From Promotional Materials Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

ROME – Sexual harassment allegations against Italian director Fausto Brizzi have prompted Warner Bros. Entertainment Italia to remove the hit-making helmer from all promotional material for his Christmas comedy “Poveri ma Ricchissimi,” which Warner Bros. is set to release locally Dec. 14. Brizzi (pictured) was accused last month of sexual misconduct by several Italian actresses on investigative TV show “Le Iene,” ...

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Justice Department to Sue to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has scheduled an afternoon press call to announce a lawsuit to block AT&T’s plans to merge with Time Warner, according to a source familiar with the matter. The lawsuit will be filed Monday afternoon, the source said. The DOJ was holding a press call with reporters on Monday afternoon to discuss an antitrust matter.

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Antitrust Chief Offers Hints of Why AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approval Hit a Snag

WASHINGTON — Makan Delrahim, who leads the antitrust division at the Department of Justice, offered some clues on Thursday as to how he views the proposed merger of AT&T-Time Warner and other major transactions. AT&T appears to be facing major roadblocks in its effort to secure government approval of the $ 85 billion merger, as the Justice Department has

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Can Warner Bros.’ Expensive, Long-Awaited ‘Justice League’ Deliver the Hit That DC Needs?

Warner Bros. is holding its breath as the studio prepares to unveil “Justice League” this weekend. The costly superhero team adventure carries a production budget of more than $ 250 million, according to several sources, and with it, the hope that DC’s interconnected cinematic universe of comic book heroes and villains can deliver huge audiences around the globe. When tens of millions of dollars ...

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Warner Bros. TV Exec Calls for End to Sexual Harassment: ‘Enough Is Enough’

With stories of sexual harassment dominating headlines, the topic was top of mind at a Girls Inc. event on Wednesday. The nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to the development and empowerment of girls, held its 2017 Celebration Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles to recognize and celebrate women’s accomplishments. The annual luncheon, hosted by actress Nicole Richie and attended ...

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