CBS/Paramount sues to stop Axanar 2 - Electric Boogaloo-Fanboys gone WILD-too many hyphens

Discussion in 'Fan Productions' started by jespah, May 10, 2018.

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Do you enjoy pie?

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  1. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

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    I am very cautious. Can I trust them to complete it? It's always a gamble.

    The second "Starship Exeter" (after a cameo in the first one).

    "Renegades".

    Its two-part sequel, "The Requiem" (which, sadly, ended up having most of the Trek shaved off it).

    The documentary on DS9 (which was excellent!) and now the same team are working on one for VGR.

    And a recent "Dreadstar" graphic novel.
     
  2. Matthew Raymond

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    Saw that in the theater. I have the poster they gave out framed. I'd be game for a similar Voyager documentary.
     
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  3. JD

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    At this point, I don't think I would ever donate to a movie or anything like that. I've got a whole list of animal sanctuaries, rescues, and groups like that that any money I can donate to something would go too. There's already one that is doing a T-Shirt fundraiser later this yeah that I'm planning on giving too.
     
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  4. Sgt_G

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    I did toss $19 at the Cranking The Cryptic guys for their upcoming Sudoku book. It's what I would have to pay at Barnes & Noble anyway, right? Other than that, no, I'm too stingy to toss money at "projects" like fan-films and such.
     
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  6. KennyB

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  7. Admiral2

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    So, I have to give Paul Jenkins money in order to stand up to Alec Peters' legal bullying?

    It seems to me that there wouldn't be any legal interaction with Peters of any kind if I'd never been stupid enough to A) give him money or B) volunteer to work for him...and I've never been that stupid.

    I also don't want to shell out good money so that Jenkins - or anyone else - be spared the cost of the consequences of their own actions. He has a family? So do I, and I protect mine from Peters by not putting myself in a position where I can be sued by him. It's not my fault Jenkins wasn't that careful.
     
  8. Maurice

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    Everyone post-Gossett were idiots to get involved with this trainwreck. I have zip sympathy for people who couldn't be arsed to do the due diligence that would have warned off anyone with a lick of sense.
     
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  9. drt

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    It’s honestly baffling to me.

    Jenkins knew that CBS had sued Peters, you think that should have been enough of a red flag, particularly for someone who works in an industry involving intellectual property.

    It also seems to me that Jenkins probably could have walked away without being sued by simply stating he was too busy, but instead decided to badmouth Peters (I suppose to try and reclaim some credibility), plus take his “script” with him, which was doubtful worth anything close to the $150k it apparently ended up costing him.
     
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  10. CorporalCaptain

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    Sorry, I'm out-of-the-know on this aspect. Do you have any neutral party links for the part about Jenkins being out $150K?
     
  11. drt

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    No, just repeating what was in Jenkins’ blog above, which is why I qualified it with the “apparently”.
     
  12. CorporalCaptain

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    Thank you. I see the one. The link was posted without letting us know what it was to. We had to be either psychic or willing to click it, to find out.
     
  13. Maurice

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    Dumb da dumb dumb.
     
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  14. Noname Given

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    Well that explains why Peter's rarely sus in California anymore. Since he's already been listed as a vexatious litigant with numerous sanctions against him; yeah anything he files in a California court will have to be absolutely squeaky clean and he better be able to back up everything he alleges against a party with irrefutable hardcore evidence.

    As for the dismissal in a incorrect venue costing Robert Mayer Burnett $30,000<--- Mr Burnett is either an idiot or he's not telling the whole story because there's no way filing a dismissal response based on incorrect venue cost $30,000 unless the legal firm doing it is completely incompetent/RMB brought in some sort of prestigious law firm that works for billionaires.

    Something there in that story just doesn't pass the smell test - or there's some other aspect that's being left out of the story RMB told Jenkins.

    But yeah that's why you never want to get involved in litigation with someone who has no issues filing lawsuits at the drop of a hat. Everything can add up quickly, and yeah it seems Peter's has already done so much of it in California, the California legal system has already sanctioned him for frivolous lawsuits to the extreme.
     
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  15. Jedi_Master

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    Not only could they perform due diligence, but they also received specific warnings about doing business/doing projects with Peters and chose to ignore those warnings. Jenkins won't get a penny of my money, he knew what he was getting into.
     
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  16. Maurice

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    He saw their patches.
    He knew what he was getting into.
    I say...let 'im crash!
     
  17. Sgt_G

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    Let 'im crash? Okay, let's all gather 'round to watch a slow-motion train wreck happen. Again.
     
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  18. drt

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    I was thinking similarly for that "$150,000" number.
     
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  19. Matthew Raymond

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    It seems to be that going after Alec so publicly is only to Jenkins' advantage if he plans to make money off of it for the long term. I can't imagine anyone in Hollywood would want to work with someone who made a scathing documentary about one of his former business partners. He basically put up a sign saying "this is how hard I will f#$% you if you cross me".
     
  20. fireproof78

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    So,he learned from Alec?
     
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