Pop Minute

Home    Photos    Videos    TV Tonight 
 
  

Warner Bros. Settles Tattoo Lawsuit Over 'Hangover: Part II'

Warner Bros. has settled the lawsuit brought by tattoo artist S. Victor Whitmill, who sued the studio for using the distinctive facial tattoo he gave Mike Tyson in the sequel without his permission.

Whitmill, who held the copyright for the tattoo, originally sought an injunction and damages for copyright infringement.

A judge denied his request for the injunction last month -- because it would have done too much damage to all parties involved -- but admitted that the tattoo artist had a strong case and allowed it to move forward.

Warner Bros. had said they would digitally alter the facial design for the movie's DVD release with a trial set for February 21, 2012. But that will no longer be necessary now that the lawsuit has been settled.

"Warner Bros. and Whitmill have amicable resolved their dispute," Whitmill's attorney, Geoff Gerber, said in a joint statement with the studio, without providing additional details.

The sequel has already surpassed the worldwide box office total of the first film to become the biggest R-rated comedy of all time with nearly $490 million. So there was definitely plenty of money to throw around.

June 21, 2011 |

Related Posts
  Bradley Cooper & Todd Phillips On Filming 'Hangover' with Mike Tyson
  Mike Tyson Shares His Advice For Ronda Rousey
  Mike Tyson Unboxes Strawberry Shortcake Doll For Jimmy Kimmel
  Mike Tyson In Skintight Leather For 'Push It' On 'Lip Sync Battle'
  Mike Tyson Tells Kimmel About Sex With Maids In Japanese Hotel
  Tyson Creeped Out By Mike Tyson Costumes, Confuses Halloween With Christmas
  Mike Tyson Snaps At Interviewer On Live TV: 'You're A Piece Of S--t'
  Mike Tyson Calls Toronto's Rob Ford 'Best Mayor' After Meeting
  Mike Tyson Cooks Up Eggs On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

 Latest TV Videos


Usain Bolt: 7 Things You Didn't Know About the World's Fastest Man

Leonardo DiCaprio Snapped Riding a Bike Less Than 48 Hours After His Car Crash with Nina Agdal

Scott Eastwood Reveals His Girlfriend Died in a Car Accident

Ashton Kutcher Installs Amazon's Alexa System in House

Scott Eastwood Reveals His Girlfriend Died in a Car Accident

UFC's Michael Bisping -- Double Duty ... Training for Fight on Movie Set

Ariana Grande Officially Dating Another Rapper!!

Jessa (Duggar) Seewald Expecting Baby No. 2 with Husband Ben




© Copyright & Privacy Policy Pop Minute. All rights reserved. | Feedback


 

 
 More News
Maisie Williams: 'Nothing Will Prepare You' For Season 7 Of 'Game Of Thrones'
Cher On Donald Trump At Clinton Rally: 'I Just Think He's A F—--ing Idiot'
Bella Thorne Grateful For 'Accepting' Messages After Revealing She's Bisexual
'Thor: Ragnarok' Set Photo Reveals Odin Is Homeless Man In New York
Seth Meyers Takes On Hillary Clinton's 'Pay For Play' Scandal On 'Closer Look'
Fallon Plays 'Hungry Hungry Humans' with Olympic Gymnasts and Donald Glover
James Corden and Jason Derulo Mimic Toddler Dance Steps In 'Toddlerography'
Fallon Looks At Pros and Cons Of Returning Home With A Gold Medal
Marvel's Black Female Teen Iron Man To Be Called 'Ironheart'

Latest Photos (bikini babes)