‘Out of the Furnace’ Producers Beat Defamation Lawsuit By 17 Native Americans – Hollywood Reporter

‘Out of the Furnace’ Producers Beat Defamation Lawsuit By 17 Native Americans – Hollywood Reporter

Members of a Native American tribe unsuccessfully sued ‘Out of the Furnace’ for defamation. How far does the First Amendment protect filmmakers? 

– JD

Inmate is suing everybody

http://www.complex.com/tv/shows/complex-news/jay-z-beyonce-kanye-west-rihanna-and-chris-brown-sued-for-24-billion#ooid=5hNHJxbTqcOASgVvCB8BZ6ASyKn5ZTcd

Check out this Complex Video of a man suing the biggest stars in urban music.

– JD

Godzilla; Importance of a Signed Agreement

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Certain producers won a small battle in the dispute surrounding the upcoming Godzilla feature film being produced by Legendary Pictures.

Legendary moved to compel arbitration, citing a clause in an unexecuted draft of an agreement. The CA Appeals court refused to compel arbitration based on the fact that the draft agreement had not been executed, despite containing a binding arbitration clause.

If I had to guess, the producers will be offered a healthy sum of money to put this one behind them. The lesson to be learned, make sure you get signed documents.

Catch the full article here: http://hosdi.eu/1f3OIio

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