THE $250 MILLION SIMPSONS LAWSUIT

In a seemingly comical complaint, actor Frank Sivero filed a suit against Fox Television Studios for a variety of claims relating to Springfield Mafia’s Louie character on The Simpsons.  Sivero and his attorneys seek $250 million for the alleged infringement and misappropriations of the Gooffellas character, Frankie Carbone, portrayed by Sivero.   The complaint Read more…

ROBERT RODRIGUEZ SUES OVER UNPAID FINANCING

by: Anthony Zangrillo Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez recently sued the financiers of  “Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For” and “Machete Kills” claiming a non-payment of $7.7 million. The suit was filed on Friday October 17 in the Los Angeles Superior Court by Rodriguez and his affiliate companies against Sergei Bespalov, Marina Read more…

Kickstarter Policy Changes

The Move Towards a More Transparent Kickstarter by: Anthony Zangrillo Recently, the most successful crowd funding website Kickstarter updated its Terms of Use.  Some backers have outcried for more transparency in the projects they support.  Without notice, creators have cancelled projects, months after beginning the creative process, wasting many of Read more…