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WARNER BROS. SETTLES TATTOO ARTIST’S LAWSUIT

June 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. said on Monday that it had “amicably resolved” — i.e., settled — tattoo artist S. Victor Whitmill’s lawsuit for using the tattoo he had created for Mike Tyson on Ed Helms’s face in The Hangover II. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. The studio had recently announced that it had decided to […]

WARNER BROS. DIGITALLY ALTERING HANGOVER TATTOO

June 10, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

TWarner Bros. has dodged the possibility of an injunction being granted to Mike Tyson’s tattoo artist that would delay the release of the home-video version of The Hangover: Part II. It said on Thursday that it will digitally alter the tattoo on Ed Helms’ face in the movie before it is released on DVD. Tattoo […]

JUDGE GIVES STUDIO TEMPORARY CURE FOR HANGOVER

May 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. won the first round in the copyright battle over the use of Mike Tyson’s famous tattoo on one of the characters in The Hangover Part II, but it appeared almost certain that the studio will ultimately lose the legal fight. U.S. Judge Catherine D. Perry ruled in St. Louis that she would not […]

DUPED EDITOR MAKES FILM ABOUT WRITER WHO DUPED HIM

May 12, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

A Swiss journalist whose interviews with some of America’s top celebrities appeared in leading magazines throughout the world for years — before it was discovered that he had been making all of them up — has become the subject of a documentary produced by one of his victims. Miklós Gimes, the former deputy editor of […]

MIKE TYSON RETURNING FOR HANGOVER SEQUEL

October 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A backlash to the backlash over director Todd Phillips’s decision to remove Mel Gibson from the cast of The Hangover 2 hit celebrity gossip sites in the Internet Wednesday with many readers posting messages accusing Phillips and the costars of the movie of adopting double standards. Why, they ask, is it acceptable to cast Mike […]

GIBSON EXPERIENCES ANOTHER HANGOVER (OR DOESN’T)

October 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATE: Mel Gibson’s cameo in The Hangover: Part II has been handed to Liam Neeson, Daily Variety reported on its website late today (Friday). It quoted the actor as saying that the offer to take the role came from his A-Team co-star Bradley Cooper, who co-stars in the film. Neeson said that all that he […]