Another successful creative from beyond the US borders.
Members of a Native American tribe unsuccessfully sued ‘Out of the Furnace’ for defamation. How far does the First Amendment protect filmmakers?
Tarantino is suing Gawker.
In a complaint filed by Tarantino’s people over at Lavely & Singer, Gawker has crossed the line in helping to facilitate the distribution of Tarantino’s latest screenplay, Hateful Eight.
Tarantino was scheduled to begin shooting the film in 2014, but has recently decided to publish the story in book form rather than to direct. This decision was made when the screenplay was leaked after having been sent to only a handful of thesps, whom Tarantino was interested in having cast in the feature film.
For an in-depth read, check out the story in THR
LaBeouf’s latest directorial effort is called a “complete rip-off” of a graphic novel by Daniel Clowes.
- Shia LaBeouf Admits To Plagiarism (sublimezoo.com)
- Shia LaBeouf Is Plagarizing, ‘Arrested Development’ Cornballs: Buzzing On Celebuzz (pinkisthenewblog.com)
- Shia LaBeouf apologizes after short film called ‘complete rip-off’ of comic (today.com)
- Newswire: Yet more evidence of Shia LaBeouf’s plagiarism surfaces, as Shia LaBeouf issues yet more plagiarized apologies (avclub.com)
Darren Aronofsky and Paramount are feuding amongst rumors of the film “Noah”, and the film’s current cut.
For all directors and studios out there, it is worth the hassle of negotiating for “final cut” especially when you’re dealing with a film that costs more than $125mm to produce.
For more, see indiewire
- ‘Noah’ Features ILM’s Most Complicated Effect Shot Ever, Says Darren Aronofsky (slashfilm.com)
- Darren Aronofsky Says “NOAH” to Live Animals in New Flick (ecorazzi.com)
- Darren Aronofsky on Record-Breaking Visual Effects in NOAH (geektyrant.com)