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Wanda Sykes joins Catalyst’s Boxing Drama

Wanda Sykes / Deadline.com Emmy winner Wanda Sykes boards PLF client Catalyst Studios’ boxing drama Undercard. Per Deadline.com, this will be the first dramatic role for the acclaimed stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. The movie will chart the story of a female boxing trainer (Sykes), who after abandoning her son, rises from the ashes to…

PLF’s client “Cheech & Chong’s Last Movie” to have world premiere at SXSW

The first ever fully authorized Cheech & Chong documentary, “Cheech & Chong’s Last Movie,” will have its world premiere at SXSW 2024. Bursting onto the comedy scene in the early 1970s, Cheech and Chong brought drugs, sex, and rock’n’roll into the oeuvre, transforming them into stand-up-icons, counterculture rock stars, and Hollywood legends. Explosively funny, their…

The Depp v. Heard panel that inspired the Netflix series & broke records

Before the Depp v. Heard Netflix series, the entertainment attorneys at PLF produced a panel for the entertainment law section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association – Depp v. Heard: The Attorneys Who Broke It Down for the Masses. The panel brought record-breaking viewership to the Bar Association, garnering close to 1.1m views, and counting….

Don’t Be Fooled By The Rocks That She Got – They Could Be AI

AI in the Entertainment Industry: A Glance into the Future Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages recently unveiled an advertisement featuring a digital representation of Jennifer Lopez, created by artificial intelligence (AI). This futuristic technology raises concerns within the Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and the Writers Guild of America…

Fair Use: Narrative & Documentary Filmmaking

PLF’s Managing Attorney James Pacitti chairs an all-star panel on Fair Use: Narrative & Documentary Filmmaking. What is Fair Use? According to Stanford: “… a fair use is any copying of copyrighted material done for a limited and “transformative” purpose, such as to comment upon, criticize, or parody a copyrighted work. Such uses can be…