2 items from 2009
Muse, Robert Pattinson, Linkin Park, Paramore . . . you know the names. These are all fantastic artists that made their way onto a little soundtrack called Twilight last year. A soundtrack which made its way to the top of the Billboard 200 list (to be followed by its certified platinum sequel New Moon), in ... r O Brother, Where Art Thou?, High School Musical, 8 Mile, Hannah Montana, High School Musical 2, and Hannah Montana 2 (okay, so no one said these were all the greatest choices), Twilight comes in taking the lead above heavy-hitters like Shrek, Chicago, Moulin Rouge, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Mamma Mia!, The Cheetah Girls, Hannah Montana: The Movie, Coyote Ugly, Bad Boys II, Ray, Tupac: Resurrection, High School Musical 3: Senior Year, Get Rich Or Die Tryin', The Cheetah Girls 2, Walk The Line, Camp Rock, and Garden State. So, now all we need is that Gra »
Morgan Creek is in a legal turf war with the estate of Tupac Shakur.
The Rick Nicita production banner has sued Amaru Entertainment, the company run by Afeni Shakur, the late rapper's mother and executor, alleging in a Los Angeles Superior Court filing that the company has backed out of an agreement to sell his life rights for a film adaptation.
Negotiations between Morgan Creek and Amaru began in November, about the time former CAA partner Nicita joined the banner, for life rights that would form the basis of the untitled project.
According to the complaint, a written contract was in place for life rights, with Morgan Creek claiming that Amaru is "refus(ing) to honor and perform a contract of a production of the film based on the life of Tupac Shakur." The company seeks damages and other relief.
But late Wednesday, Amaru's lawyers denied the existence of a deal. »
- By Steven Zeitchik and Matthew Belloni
2 items from 2009
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners