Color me ridiculously amused that the porn parody that has finally launched mainstream movie studios into litigation is a porno version of Fifty Shades of Grey. After all, if there was any movie that seems as if it should have a porn version, it’s that one… But perhaps that’s the point.
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This could easily be my favorite movie news story of the year: A woman is suing the distributor of recent Ryan Gosling movie Drive because, she says, there wasn’t enough driving in it. But why stop with Drive? There are so many other movies that don’t live up to their titles.
Isn’t it always the way? You hire someone to help you achieve your dream of producing a movie, and when you succeed, you sue them for not making you millions of dollars. Or, at least, that’s what’s happened with Black Swan producer Rick Schwartz.
Did Steven Seagal steal the idea for his A&E reality show Lawman? A Superior Court judge isn’t saying that’s definitely the case, but he is refusing to rule out the possibility…
A lawsuit between Smallville producers and Warner Bros. over potentially missing royalties has hit a bump in the road, with a judge ruling that the producers weren’t engaged in a joint venture with the studio at all.
Fox would really, really like you not to read their material without permission, and it’s suing a woman who created an online archive of 100+ previously available screenplays for $15 million to underline that point.
Adrien Brody really doesn’t want you to see his performance in horror movie Giallo, released today on DVD. So much so, in fact, that he’s willing to sue to make sure you don’t even get the opportunity.
The accident that left extra Gabriela Cedillo may have led to a private lawsuit against the production, but the state of Indiana has decided no Transformers 3 filmmakers will be fined or cited over the matter.
Two Deadliest Catch fishing captains are claiming that the Discovery Channel’s lawsuit against them isn’t just unfair, it’s an attempt to extort them and force them out of business.
The funniest lawsuit in Hollywood just got ever better: The RV rental company named in Twilight star Taylor Lautner’s claim for emotional damages brought on by late delivery has responded by asking for a push-up-off. Yes, you read that right.
It’s not unusual for actors to tell interviewers that stardom hasn’t changed them at all, and that they’re the same happy-go-lucky people they always were, just with infinitely more success. As evidence of that clearly not being true: Taylor Lautner.
This just in: If you’re looking for a quick way of making money, then attempting to con a DVD distribution company out of millions by pretending to own the rights to a popular 1960s television show isn’t the way to go about it. Who knew?