Harry Shearer Is Working on a Derek Smalls Solo Album Called ‘Smalls Change’
GQ has a lengthy new feature out today called “Spinal Tap vs. Hollywood” about the Spinal Tap lawsuit filed by Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Rob Reiner against French movie distributor Vivendi, and while Shearer offers some more insight about why he&rsqu... [Read More]
Harry Shearer on His ‘Spinal Tap’ Lawsuit and Hollywood Greed: “We Love What We Do, and They Know It”
Last year, Harry Shearer filed a $125 million lawsuit against Vivendi, the French movie distributor that owns the rights to 1984’s This Is Spinal Tap, for paying Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Rob Reiner less than $200 in revenue from the film over a 30-year period. Guest, McK... [Read More]
This is Spinal Tap suing Vivendi, StudioCanal now for $400 million in lost profit
The band is back together, but this time, Spinal Tap’s performers — Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer — along with the filmmaker Rob Reiner who documented them in the monumental mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, have joined forces to sue Vivendi and StudioCanal for... [Read More]
This is Spinal Tap suing Vivendi, StudioCanal now for $400 million in lost profit
The band is back together, but this time, Spinal Tap’s performers — Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer — along with the filmmaker Rob Reiner who documented them in the monumental mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, have joined forces to sue Vivendi and StudioCanal for... [Read More]
Harry Shearer sues Vivendi, StudioCanal to pay back $125 million to creators of Spinal Tap
How selfish could Vivendi and StudioCanal be over the profits from 32 years of This Is Spinal Tap? The answer is none. None more selfish. Harry Shearer, who created the fictional yet real metal band Spinal Tap alongside comedians Christopher Guest and Michael McKean, then brought it to life with dir... [Read More]
Harry Shearer sues Vivendi, StudioCanal to pay back $125 million to creators of Spinal Tap
How selfish could Vivendi and StudioCanal be over the profits from 32 years of This Is Spinal Tap? The answer is none. None more selfish. Harry Shearer, who created the fictional yet real metal band Spinal Tap alongside comedians Christopher Guest and Michael McKean, then brought it to life with dir... [Read More]
Harry Shearer sues Vivendi, StudioCanal to pay back $125 million to creators of Spinal Tap
How selfish could Vivendi and StudioCanal be over the profits from 32 years of This Is Spinal Tap? The answer is none. None more selfish. Harry Shearer, who created the fictional yet real metal band Spinal Tap alongside comedians Christopher Guest and Michael McKean, then brought it to life with dir... [Read More]
Harry Shearer: This is Spinal Tap…’s lawsuit
1984 mockumentary This is Spinal Tap is required viewing for anyone into comedy or wanting to start a band. The Rob Reiner-directed film about the waning days of a hapless heavy metal band is hysterical and much of it still holds true today. The film’s stars, Harry Shearer, Christopher Gu... [Read More]