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Hillary Hearty and Leonard Zir claim they invested $44,000 in a horror movie, to be called "The Forest," and that defendants Forest Film Partners, Joe Majestic, Ilya Salkind, and The Ilya Salkind Co. never made the movie, never raised any other money for it, and waltzed with the $44,000, in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Brian Ulinger claims he invested $32,000 provided post-production work on the movie "June" in exchange for 5% of the gross, and Cris Hutson, Chris Hutson Productions dba Fatkid Films, and MacKinac Media took the money, paid him squat and won't let him see the books, in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Kevin Mondane claims Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Tri Destined Media Enterprises, Rainforest Films and other violated copyright on his screenplay, "Step," in the screenplay, "Steppin'," and film, "Stomp the Yard," in Los Angeles Federal Court.

Woody Bradshaw wants to terminate his recording agreement with George Burton, successor to Primoris Records, because he says they don't have the money to promote his music, in Davidson County Court, Nashville.

Stereo Vision Entertainment, Jack Honour and Douglas Schwartz - who created "Baywatch" - claim Ed Meyer and Adirondack International Pictures defamed them with allegations of fraud in a press release announcing their withdrawal from a film deal, in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Karen Needle claims The Judge Judy Program fired her because of age and disability discrimination. She also sues Paramount Pictures, Big Ticket Pictures, CBS Paramount Network TV, and producers Randy Douthit and Tim Regler, in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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