Apparently court will no longer be necessary in the legal battle over Predator. The Jury Trial, originally slated for the 19th of April
, has been removed from the docket of the United States Central District Court of California due to both parties coming to an “amicable resolution.”
According to a report by Reuters
, Disney’s 20th Century Studios and creators ... [Read More]
A jury trial has finally been set in the ongoing battle for the U.S. Copyright of Predator between the original creators Jim & John Thomas and 20th Century Studios. And for anyone who hoped this would be resolved quickly in the courts is unfortunately due for a rude awakening and a very long wait.
Alien vs. Predator Galaxy has learned that ... [Read More]
When we last covered the battle
between the original creators Jim & John Thomas and 20th Century Studios over the U.S. Copyright of Predator, we reported that the focus of the dispute became over venue, i.e. which district court did the case legally belong in.
It seems there were duplicate lawsuits and countersuits filed by both the Thomas Brothers and ... [Read More]
This past March, Predator fans were elated with the news that Marvel Comics would launch the first on-going Predator comic series in history. Originally slated to be released this very month and written by acclaimed comic writer Ed Brisson with artwork from the very talented Kev Walker, fans were promised a futuristic story featuring a woman named Theta on an ... [Read More]
While there was no impactful progress made today in the legal battle for the U.S. Copyright of Predator, there was an interesting tidbit divulged in court this morning in regards to the distribution of the upcoming 20th Century Studios film currently in production titled “Skulls”.
Fans have been wondering since learning of the Patrick Aison penned film if the fifth installment ... [Read More]
The battle for the US Copyright of Predator between the original creators Jim & John Thomas and 20th Century Studios took an interesting turn today, when a Motion Hearing (expected to be a dispute over a preliminary injunction which would halt new Disney-era Predator content from continuing until all legal disputes were resolved) instead became a dispute over where the ... [Read More]
The legal battle for the U.S. Copyright of Predator between the Thomas Brothers and 20th Century Studios has just been extended out a little further, Predator fans.
The monumental Motion Hearing scheduled to decide if new Disney-era Predator content should be stopped until all the legal disputes are resolved was initially scheduled for May 27th
, then later was moved ... [Read More]
As the original creators Jim and John Thomas have been pursuing their legal effort to reclaim their original U.S. copyright of the iconic sci-fi creature Predator (per their spec script titled “Hunters” sold over 35 years ago), a monumental point of the battle was expected to occur this very week.
Thursday, the 27th of May was the day where a ... [Read More]
A little over a year ago on April 24, 2020, Predator fans were elated with the release of Illfonic’s Predator: Hunting Grounds, an asymmetrical multiplayer video game that takes place in the remote jungles of the world, where players could join an elite fireteam trying to successfully complete missions (or play as a trophy seeking Predator trying to eliminate them).
Now, ... [Read More]
When the news broke last week that original creators Jim and John Thomas were suing Disney to reclaim the U.S. copyright of Predator, we studied the official legal complaint of the Thomas Brothers and tried to clear up the most common questions
Predator fans might be having regarding their lawsuit.
Well now, courtesy of Deadline
, we have Disney’s counter ... [Read More]
The battle between the original Predator creators Jim & John Thomas and Disney for ownership of the U.S. Predator copyright is heating up, and now there is a court date scheduled to decide if new Disney-era Predator content should be stopped until all the legal issues are resolved.
Thursday, the 27th of May will be a big day for Predator fans, ... [Read More]
When the shocking news was reported a couple of days ago that the original creators Jim and John Thomas were suing Disney to reclaim the rights to Predator, it understandably drove much of the fan community into quite a state of turmoil.
Most of the distress was due to the uncertainty regarding what would happen to the current Disney era Predator ... [Read More]
“You lose it here, you’re in a world of hurt.”
This line spoken by Blain, played by the charismatic actor Jesse Ventura in the 1987 classic film Predator, may never be more appropriate than it is today regarding the Predator franchise.
So much is going on with Predator right now. The fifth film in the movie franchise titled “Skulls” is slated to ... [Read More]