Paramount and the estate of Mario Puzo announced in court today that they’ve made a deal to allow a new Godfather prequel to come out and its profits to be put in escrow while they fight over who owns the publishing rights – for a book that’s already out.
The Depression-era The Family Corleone hit bookstores and online retailers on Tuesday.
Paramount, Mario Puzo estate make “Godfather” prequel deal
PanARMENIAN.Net - Paramount and the estate of Mario Puzo announced in a NYC court that they’ve made a deal to allow a new Godfather prequel, Deadline reported ... to the escrow arrangement “several weeks ago”. Anthony Puzo made the decision so ...
Paramount Takes Out a Hit on a 'Godfather' Novel
He originally intended to call it Mafia, but the book would ultimately be published under a different name: The Godfather ... died of heart failure, that deal has provoked a legal battle between Paramount and the Puzo estate over who has the right ...