A lawyer for Tom Cruise said he filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit Wednesday against the publishers of Life & Style magazine for articles that said the actor has abandoned his 6-year-old daughter, Suri. . . . A producing team has won the theatrical stage rights to ‘‘Rear Window,’’ the noir tale that Alfred Hitchcock made into a classic film. . . . Organizers announced Wednesday that Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, and Linkin Park will perform at the American Music Awards. . . .
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