In the Headlines
April 27, 2024

‘Coyote vs. Acme’ Foreshadows Hollywood’s Very Depressing Future

The Daily Beast
Entertainment Law attorney Danielle Garno was quoted in The Daily Beast article discussing the situation surrounding the film Coyote vs. Acme and the potential implications for the film industry as a whole. The article goes over how the willingness for companies to shelve finished projects for tax write-offs and, in this case, shop around films at unreasonable rates impacts filmmakers and the industry as a whole. It highlights how this can be a sign of something that will soon be common practice. Some fans have proposed that allowing shelved films to enter public domain could resolve the issue, Ms. Garno pointed out that studios can ultimately do what they want with the intellectual property and productions they own.

“They can set it on fire, or they can launch it everywhere,” she said.

READ: ‘Coyote vs. Acme’ Foreshadows Hollywood’s Very Depressing Future

Related News and Headlines