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Brendan Fraser And Haggis Awarded Damages Over Crash Lawsuit

21st December 2011

Moviemaker Bob Yari has been ordered to pay actor Brendan Fraser and director Paul Haggis $12 million (£7.5 million) in damages for improperly withholding profits from hit 2004 film Crash.In 2007, Haggis launched legal action...

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Movie Academy Qualifies 4 Hurt Locker Producers

5th February 2010

The motion picture academy has decided that four producers among the seven listed in the credits for The Hurt Locker will be officially recognized as nominees for the best film Oscar and that three producers...

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Crash Producer's Oscar Fight Killed At Appeal

26th March 2008

A Los Angeles appeals court has ruled CRASH producer BOB YARI cannot sue the Producers Guild Of America (PGA) and the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences (AMPAS) in an effort to be awarded...

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Starz To Offer First Original Drama Series: Crash

29th January 2008

Movie channel Starz, which, unlike other pay-TV cable outlets like HBO and Showtime, has never produced original dramatic programming, has signed a deal with Lionsgate to develop a series based on the 2004 movie Crash....

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Yari Loses Crash Battle

28th December 2006

Producer BOB YARI's lawsuit against the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences and the Producers Guild Of America to seek producing credit for CRASH has been thrown out of a Los Angeles court. Filmmaker...

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Oscars Dispute Over Painted Veil

18th December 2006

Period drama THE PAINTED VEIL has sparked a battle between its studio and producer over the final cut of the movie, with fears that delays editing the film and poor promotion will hinder its chances...

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Dylan Seeks Factory Girl Injunction

14th December 2006

BOB DYLAN is seeking a court injunction to stop the release of the SIENNA MILLER-starring biopic FACTORY GIRL, over concerns the movie defames him. The film, which charts the life of ANDY WARHOL muse EDIE...

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Oscar-winning Producer Crashes Her Own Premiere

17th August 2006

CRASH producer CATHY SCHULMAN was forced to attend the premiere of her latest movie as the guest of actor PAUL GIAMATTI, because of her ongoing feud with former business partner BOB YARI. Schulman and Yari...

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Crash Producers Sue Cable Network

20th July 2006

CRASH director/writer PAUL HAGGIS and producers MARK HARRIS and ROBERT MORESCO are suing American cable network Lifetime for claiming their new series ANGELA'S EYES was made by the "producers of Academy-Award winning movie Crash". TOM...

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Crash 'Producer' Hit By Legal Setback

13th June 2006

Movie executive BOB YARI was told yesterday (12JUN06) he must change his CRASH lawsuit or his case will be dismissed. Yari sued the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...

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Haggis Undaunted By Crash Lawsuits

7th March 2006

CRASH writer/director PAUL HAGGIS has rubbished reports his film's win for Best Picture Oscar is marred because of a lawsuit amongst the film's producers. BOB YARI and three of the film's producers were removed from...

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Legal Clash For Crash Producers

3rd March 2006

CRASH producer BOB YARI is suing Academy Award organisers after his name was removed from the film's credits for the Oscars. Only two producers from each film nominated in the Best Picture category are eligible...

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