In addition to Paranormal Activity, it sounds like the latest found footage sequel might’ve also featured some illegal activities.
The Wachowskis are being sued for $300 million by a guy claiming they stole the idea for The Matrix.
A lot of us have a beef with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, though most of us probably wouldn't bother suing George Lucas and company over it. But a real-life archaeologist is going after the flick, not because it was a letdown, but because the creators allegedly owe money for using the crystal skull as a plot device.
We'd heard the folks at Warner Bros. were none too happy with the upcoming mockbuster Age of the Hobbits—and now the studio behind The Hobbit has officially pulled the trigger in an effort to kill the direct-to-DVD rival.
Movies flop all the time, it's just part of life. But one recent vampire semi-spoof flopped so bad the financiers are actually suing the film's creators to get their money back, claiming the movie was so bad it constituted a scam.
The big screen version of DC hero Green Lantern may not have exploded at the box office, but an explosives expert doing stunt work was hurt on set—and he just took Warner Bros. to task with a critical ruling in a negligence lawsuit.
Remember that lawsuit the award-winning author filed, claiming that writer-director Andrew Niccol and the producers of the Justin Timberlake dystopian sci-fi thriller ripped off his own "Repent, Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman" story? He won.
Harlan Ellison settles his suit with CBS Paramount.
Fox is seeking to block the March 6 release of Watchmen.