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The Fugees' Pras Michel Suing Over Ownership Of Somali Pirates Doc

2 December 2012 1:02 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Like most lawsuits this one gets somewhat complicated. So let me try to explain it in a clear and understandable way Earlier last week, rapper Pras Michel of The Fugees filed a lawsuit against documentary filmmaker Marshall Tyler, over the ownership of the documentary Paper Dreams, which Tyler made, about the infamous 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama cargo ship. You'll remember that incident in which the captain of the ship, Richard Phillips, volunteered to surrender to the pirates in exchange for his crew. He was later rescued by Navy Seal snipers who killed the piates. The incident was recently made into a feature film by director Paul Greenglass (The Bourne »

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Fugees Rapper Pras Michel Sues -- Director Is Holding My Pirate Footage Hostage

2 December 2012 12:35 AM, PST | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Fugees rapper Pras Michel's movie about being held hostage by Somali pirates is being held hostage -- by the film's director ... this according to a new lawsuit filed by Pras.According to legal docs filed Monday, Pras hired Marshall Tyler back in 2009 to direct a documentary film called "Paper Dreams"-- about the rapper's real-life, death-defying incident with pirates off the East African coast. In the suit, Pras claims he was "taken captive" by »

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