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Godfather Game Lawsuit

Mario Puzo may be sleeping with Luca Brasi and the fishes since 1999, but his estate is not letting anyone horn in on his territory, as this report indicates that Anthony Puzo has filed a lawsuit against Paramount Pictures over revenue from the recent Godfather video game. The author's son claims the estate is due at least $1 million from the game, based on an agreement between his father and the movie studio in 1992 that was "to give Puzo a significant share of the revenue of any audio-visual products sold or rented with elements of the 'Godfather' movies." Paramount has not yet commented on the lawsuit, though in an interesting related note, EA has made it clear a sequel to the game is in the works.

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9. Re: No subject Jun 19, 2008, 12:55 Krovven
 
Edit: ...Sorry MusixMon, misread it as being a sarcastic post. Thanks for pointing that out Frijoles.

So you'd rather see the Paramount and EA profiting off of something they didn't original create instead of Puzo's own family? The estate to which Puzo left his son in control of, which means he left him with ownership of whatever properties the estate still owns?

All they want is their piece of the pie, that if their original agreement with Paramount is true, they do deserve it.

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