Month

February 2018
Disney is headed to court over Zootopia again. Total Recall screenwriter Gary Goldman has filed a second lawsuit against the Walt Disney Company claiming that the House of Mouse stole his “artwork, dialogue, characters (both character traits and designs), themes, settings, and plot structure,” Deadline reports. The lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. This is the second time Goldman’s Esplanade...
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The Hollywood Lawyer client, multi-talented author and upcoming showrunner, Miranda Spigener-Sapon, along with her co-writer, Ross John Gosla, had a chance to sit down with Buzzfeed to discuss her brand new book deal with Winterwolf Press and upcoming TV version of the book, Marisa Romanov. Check out the full Buzzfeed article below (and note the shoutout to our very...
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Ed Sheeran has been named in a plagiarism lawsuit by the writers of a hit song recorded by Australian country music star Jasmine Rae. The song “The Rest of Our Life”, which Sheeran co-wrote for US country artists Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, is accused of being an “almost note for note copy” of the song “When I Found You”, written...
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The star of the Oscar-nominated Hurricane Katrina documentary “Trouble the Water” has accused the makers of a Beyoncé music video of using clips from the documentary without paying royalties and, in some cases, without permission. Kimberly Roberts, a resident of the Lower 9th Ward, filed her lawsuit against Prettybird Pictures Inc. in New Orleans federal...
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This week, we are shining the spotlight on one of The Hollywood Lawyer clients, American Mixed Martial Arts fighter, actor, stuntman, military veteran and LA-local, Lance Lee. [Lance] served in the Infantry as a United States Marine from 2004-2008. He was raised in Los Angeles, CA and credits his strength, hard work, and ability to take...
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