Legendary Beverly House where gruesome horse head scene in 'Godfather' took place is up for rent: $600,000 per month The Beverly Hills mansion can also be purchased for $115 million. The well-known residence is home of the mob movie's famous horse head scene, as well as other Hollywood films.
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Deal comes after judge refused to allow Paramount's "Godfather" contract to be canceled.
Paramount Pictures and the Mario Puzo estate have settled a legal war over a new Mario Puzo estate. On Thursday, the parties told the court about a deal and stipulated to the dismissal of the litigation.
Terms of the agreement have not been made public, but it resolves both a claim and counterclaim that were lodged this year in New York federal court. Both sides have agreed to bear their own legal costs.
Paramount sued first in February, alleging that it had a copyright interest in Puzo's famed novel The Godfather, and an agreement that granted "the sole and exclusive right to make and cause to be made literary and dramatic and other versions and adaptati…Read more >
Any of you guys who have read The Family Corleone? What's your opinion of it?
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The upcoming Godfather prequel The Family Corleone may be delayed or even cancelled.
"Paramount Pictures is demanding that the estate of author Mario Puzo not license any more literary sequels to The Godfather. The studio has filed a lawsuit against Anthony Ruzzo, the son and executor of his late father's estate, and is seeking an injunction precluding any further alleged copyright and trademark infringement.
According to Paramount's complaint, the studio gained a copyright interest in Puzo's famed novel, The Godfather, in 1969, which granted it "the sole and exclusive right: to make and cause to be made literary and dramatic and other versions and adaptations of every kind and character."
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Ed Falco will write prequel 'Godfather' novel
Mario Puzo's bestselling mafia novel, "The Godfather," will get a prequel, it was announced Wednesday. Publisher Grand Central says "The Family Corleone" will come to shelves in June 2012.
"The Family Corleone," an "all-new prequel," will be based on an unproduced screenplay written by Puzo. The 78-year-old Puzo died of a heart attack in 1999.
Assigned to bring Puzo's original characters to early life was Ed Falco, a novelist, short-story writer and playwright who runs the creative writing program at Virginia Tech. Falco is an interesting choice for a number of reasons: He grew up Catholic in Brooklyn; his writing has dealt with violence; the Virginia Tech shooter, who killed 32 people in 2007, wa…Read more >