Luis Fernandez de la Reguera, director of the 2003 Sundance film “Rockets Redglare!” has filed a $1.75 million lawsuit against the film’s primary distributor. The film, which was produced by Steve Buscemi, features interviews with Willem Dafoe, Jim Jarmusch and Matt “No!” Dillon about Rockets, a stand-up comedian turned actor who had a life stranger than fiction. According to a press release, the suit charges that “Michael Broder, DBA Small Planet Pictures and Undecided Films, based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, is in breach of contract, failed to pay advance fees and royalties, distributed the film illegally outside of North America, and did not honor marketing commitments.” Nothing like the ugly, business side of filmmaking to ruin the chances of a good movie…
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Posted on February 6, 2006 in News by Film Threat Staff
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