2 items from 2013
It appears that Seth Green’s Star Wars Detours, a comedic take on the universe of George Lucas is in limbo. There have been 39 full episodes completed, and a total of 62 scripts, but no interest in releasing them. The show was greenlit before the Disney purchase, which probably means that Disney doesn’t want to mock a property they’re planning to exploit to the max.
Congratulations to my friend Chris Geidner, who has been promoted to the newly created position of Legal Editor at Buzzfeed. The site plans to make coverage of legal issues timely and accessible. Chris made his name reporting on marriage equality issues, and Buzzfeed assures the world that they aren’t backing off the Glbt coverage, just refocusing Chris.
- Ed Kennedy
A softcore porn actress is suing Daily Mail’s parent company Associated Newspapers Ltd. for $3 million, accusing one of the most-read news sites in the world of putting her photo on an article about an HIV positive adult actress without her permission. Danni Ashe sued the British paper on Tuesday. According to court documents, an Aug. 22 article about a porn actress who had tested positive for HIV used a photo of Ashe for illustrative purposes. Also read: YouTube Network Fullscreen Slapped With Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Problem is, the article wasn’t about Ashe and the newspaper didn’t have her permission to use. »
- Sara Morrison
2 items from 2013
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