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Martin Scorsese’s people respond to Silence lawsuit

Last week, Cecchi Gori Pictures filed a lawsuit against Martin Scorsese for failing to make for them the long-gestating Silence within a reasonable time-frame. Scorsese’s people have hit back at the suit, responding with the legal equivalent of “You talkin’ to me?” (Documented by Deadline…) “It is shocking to us that the lawyers for Cecchi Gori Pictures would file […]

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Nun sues Sister Act filmmakers for stealing her life story

Harlem nun Delois Blakely claims Walt Disney Co. and Sony Pictures unlawfully used her life story as the basis for the hit comedy Sister Act, and is suing accordingly. Blakely’s autobiography The Harlem Street Nun (published in 1987) detailed her experiences as a “young, Black, singing nun serving the street people and youths”. According to […]

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