Twi-Parody Means Serious (Big) Business: Nine-Figure Lawsuit Against Summit/Lionsgate

Twilight parody $500-million lawsuit against Lionsgate Pictures and Summit Entertainment: Serious business (Image: John Gearries, Tanya Zoeller, Christopher Sean in Twiharder poster) Twiharder, not the son of Twilight and Die Harder but just Another Twilight Parody, reportedly had a planned late 2012 release date to coincide with the release of Lionsgate Pictures / Summit Entertainment’s own The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, the final installment in the Twilight movie franchise. But at the time, Summit / Lionsgate felt it would be unhealthy to have Kristen Stewart (as Bella Swan-Cullen), Robert Pattinson (as Edward Cullen), and Taylor Lautner (as Jacob Black) fighting off not only the mean-spirited Volturi, but also micro-budget parodists. As a result, a cease-and-desist letter was sent to the Twiharder producers at Between the Lines Prods. But never say Die, Twiharder, Die! Like Dracula risen from the grave, they’re back — at a less-Hollywood-friendly New York federal court, too,
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