Paramount & Puzo Estate Settle ‘Godfather’ Suit

By | Friday December 21, 2012 @ 1:12pm PST

The war is over. Paramount Pictures and the estate of The Godfather author Mario Puzo have reached a settlement in their legal battle over new books and movies based on the Mafia classic. On … Read More »

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Paramount Handed Victory For Future ‘Godfather’ Films By Court; Puzo Estate’s Breach Of Contract Claim Still Alive

By | Friday September 28, 2012 @ 7:36am PDT

The contract that the studio made with author Mario Puzo over The Godfather movies can’t be torn up by his estate, a New York judge ruled (read it here) Wednesday. That means Paramount, who released the original … Read More »

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Paramount And Hasbro Introduce A Monopoly Game Based On ‘The Godfather’

By | Thursday June 14, 2012 @ 8:31am PDT

Is this an offer you can’t refuse? Just remember: You don’t have to wipe everybody out. Just your enemies.

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 14, 2012 — It’s not personal, it’s business as you systematically eliminate your opponents to reign supreme in this classic MONOPOLY game with a Godfather twist. Produced by USAOPOLY, under license from Hasbro and Paramount Licensing, this collector’s game celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of one of the most seminal films of our time.

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‘Godfather’ Prequel Deal Made: Paramount And Puzo Estate Tell NYC Court Today

By | Friday May 11, 2012 @ 7:39pm PDT

Paramount and the estate of Mario Puzo announced in a NYC court today that they’ve made a deal to allow a new Godfather prequel. Its profits will be put in escrow while they fight over who owns the publishing … Read More »

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‘The Godfather’ Author Mario Puzo’s Lawyer Ready To Go To Mattresses Over Ownership Of Mob Classic

By | Tuesday March 13, 2012 @ 3:08pm PDT
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UPDATE: Paramount has responded to the charges leveled by the estate of The Godfather author Mario Puzo. Said a spokesperson: “Paramount has tremendous respect and admiration for Mario Puzo and his legacy. We are … Read More »

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Paramount Sues Over New ‘Godfather’ Novel From Mario Puzo’s Estate

By | Tuesday February 21, 2012 @ 2:23pm PST

Paramount says the son of The Godfather author Mario Puzo is tarnishing the legacy of the studio’s films by attempting to publish a new sequel to the original novel. So it’s suing the Puzo estate in U.S. District Court in … Read More »

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