Re: "AGE OF THE HOBBITS": Asylum finally sued for making ripoff movies
The major studios say Asylum intends to release its low-budget movie just three days before filmmaker Peter Jackson's first "Hobbit" movie opens in the United States, on Dec. 14.
The Asylum hopes to profit from "consumer confusion," get a "free ride on the worldwide advertising campaign" and "divert customers and potential customers away" from the major studios' film, according to the complaint.
"The Asylum's advertising for its low-budget knockoff also has been and is confusingly similar to advertising for and images from the plaintiffs' copyrighted films and trademarked products, including the font and style in which the titles appear and the overall look and feel of the images depicted in the artwork and packaging," the 35-page complaint states.
YES! It has finally happened. I hope this means Asylum will finally stop making those crap ripoff movies.
Yes as a consumer, I'm really confused with a major cinema release and a direct to DVD movie. Not.
I wonder how many more people will be interested in taking a look at the Asylum movie now that a fuss is being made over it.
On the continent of wild endeavour in the mountains of solace and solitude there stood the citadel of the time lords, the oldest and most mighty race in the universe looking down on the galaxies below sworn never to interfere only to watch.