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Sun, Feb 08, 2009 | 11:10 GMT
The lawsuit between the estate of Mario Puzo and Paramount over 2006 action crime game The Godfather has been settled out of court for an undisclosed sum.
Puzo’s estate – the author passed away ten years ago – was trying to get Paramount to fork over $1 million in sales and rental revenue.
“We think it’s a terrific settlement,” said Bert Fields, the lawyer for the Puzo estate, Bert Fields. “This involved one of the most admired films of all time.”
Lots more through there.
Thu, Jun 19, 2008 | 13:06 BST
According to this Reuters story, author Mario Puzo’s son is suing Paramount over EA’s Godfather game because the Puzo estate didn’t receive any royalties from the release.
Paramount licensed the Godfather brand to EA to make the game. Anthony Puzo is claiming at least $1 million in damages for breach of contract.
“In material breach of the audio-visual products agreement, Paramount has failed and refused to pay the Puzo Estate the sums due it in respect of the Godfather game,” said Puzo’s court filing.
More through the link.