With the passing of Bill Paxton coming on the heels of the deaths of several other lauded talents—including Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, and Mary Tyler Moore—fans continue to mourn the losses of their beloved artists, as well as the lost opportunities to see them in their upcoming roles. And those losses reverberate across entertainment industries. This creates the risk of broken deals, unrealized projects, and even downstream litigation. These unfortunate events are a reminder to employers to have a contingency plan in place for their ventures that depend on an individual’s unique skills and talents. … Continue Reading