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The late star’s executors are being taken to court for denying the rights for use of video footage and music in a film about fandom
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sharad Chandra Patel claims that Jackson’s executors are denying him access to music rights and video footage of the star, despite a contract signed by Jackson.
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- Benjamin Lee
Michael Jackson's estate is being sued by Sharad Chandra Patel, a producer for the tribute film Messages to Michael, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
In the suit, filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Patel alleges his deceased son and friend of Jackson, producer Raju Patel, had a film company with Jackson called Neverland Entertainment and that a 2002 contract details that all proceeds from their films were to be split equally.
Messages to Michael is said to have been a film Jackson wanted to make for his dedicated fans »
The father of a deceased producer and friend of Michael Jackson's has sued the entertainer's estate, claiming he's been denied the opportunity to make a tribute film to Jackson under a contract his son had with the late singer. Sharad Chandra Patel, whose son Raju Patel produced Bachelor Party, a 1994 version of The Jungle Book and The New Adventures of Pinocchio and was a Jackson friend, filed suit Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court to enforce a creditor's claim that was rejected by the Jackson estate. Patel alleges that his son, who died of cancer in 2005, had a
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