Conan O’Brien Might Be Headed to Trial Over Joke Theft Allegations
Accusations of joke theft are a common occurrence in the comedy world, but something that’s not a common occurrence — taking a joke theft accusation to trial — might happen soon to TBS host Conan O’Brien. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a federal judge has ruled that O&r... [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]
Bill Cosby’s latest legal battle could land him 10 years in jail
Bill Cosby is back in court, and as Deadline reports, this latest legal battle could result in a ten-year sentence… MORE Bill Cosby’s latest legal battle could land him 10 years in jail appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Now all of Spinal Tap is suing over unpaid “This Is Spinal Tap” royalties
Back in October, Harry Shearer filed a lawsuit against Vivendi Studios, the folks that own the rights to This Is… MORE Now all of Spinal Tap is suing over unpaid “This Is Spinal Tap” royalties appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien is working to halt a lawsuit accusing him of stealing jokes
Conan O’Brien is being called a joke thief and that has is blood boiling. The TBS late night host knows… MORE Conan O’Brien is working to halt a lawsuit accusing him of stealing jokes appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [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]
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]