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Film’s Failure Exposed

A doomed movie

Eva Green, known for her characters in Casino Royale, Dark Shadows, and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, is now starring in a new lawsuit against White Lantern Films and SMC Speciality Finance.  In response to the failed production of the proposed movie, A Patriot, Green is suing for $1 million in damages.  The defendant has filed a counterclaim and contends that the actress breached her contract and forced unrealistic demands that were difficult to provide.  The production company claims that Green did not intend to move forward with filming, which was to begin in 2019. Continue reading

Stars Face Reality

Cell for celebrities

Todd and Julie Chrisley have joined the roster of reality stars that have faced fraud-related legal troubles.  Following a November court date, the married couple was ordered to serve a combined sentence of almost 20 years in prison.  Their shared list of charges includes conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud, tax fraud and conspiracy to defraud the United States.  While Julie will serve a seven-year sentence in Kentucky, Todd has been sentenced to twelve years in a Pensacola, FL facility.  In one of his recent podcasts, Todd admitted that their legal counsel has already filed the necessary paperwork to appeal the conviction.  Continue reading

Studio Delivers a False Ad

Actress didn’t make the cut

A judge has ruled that despite free speech protections, based on a commercial factor, movie studios could be held liable for releasing content in previews or trailers that do not later display on the big screen. The ruling leaves the right to sue in the hands of fans. Aside from providing moviegoers with a heartfelt comedy for the ages, the 2019 film, Yesterday, also produced a trailer that featured actress, Ana de Armas, in the role of a potential love interest. The actress, who stars in Knives Out and Blonde, delivered a strong performance that is now included as a deleted scene in Yesterday. Continue reading

Tackling a New Lawsuit

Football fumble

Following a sideline injury sustained in Game 6 of the regular season, Denver Broncos linebacker, Aaron Patrick, has filed a lawsuit. In the argument, Patrick alleges that the decision to cover media wires on the sideline with a cheap mat created a dangerous situation for players and was the primary cause of his injury. While a majority of NFL injuries take place on the field, Patrick tore his ACL after trying to avoid the media. His cleat became lodged in a carpet that has been compared to mats used in restaurant kitchens. Continue reading

Golfer Won’t Stand FORE! It

Bogey comments

A well-known commentator for the Golf Channel, Brandel Chamblee, has gone out of bounds with his rhetoric against golf pro, Patrick Reed, and is now facing a $750 million defamation lawsuit. Chamblee’s involvement in the lawsuit, which has also named the Golf Channel as a defendant, is arguably inevitable, as the announcer has allegedly butchered Reed’s professional reputation since the golfer was 23 years old. The critical objective in the complaint is to address instances of Chamblee providing false reporting and exhibiting a purposeful omission of facts with the intent of misleading the public. Continue reading