“Goodfellas” Wise Guy Loses Lawsuits over Look-a-Like on “The Simpsons”

Frank Sivero, famous for his role portraying curly-haired gangster, Frankie Carbone, in Goodfellas sued Fox, James Brooks, Matthew Groening and the other creators of The Simpsons for using his character and likeness without permission. But now his $250 million lawsuit swims with the fishes as the judge has dismissed the case. In 1989, Sivero was filming Goodfellas

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Case Dismissed over Lucasfilm / Pixar's Secret Agreement to Suppress Salaries

Some of the big animation studios including Lucasfilm, Pixar, Disney and Dreamworks found themselves on the wrong side of a class action lawsuit as plaintiffs claimed the studios, in a super secret agreement between some CEO giants, agreed to suppress the the salary for animators. However, the judge dismissed the request for class action certification because the

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