The trustee who oversees the rights to author Truman Capote's work does not go easy on Paramount Pictures Corp.
The trustee, in a lawsuit at the Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, claims a charity established by Capote before his death in 1984 owns the rights to the 1958 short story and that a 1991 agreement with the film studio. prescribed that all future work must be completed within "a certain time." The time period is not stated in the trial.
Since no film was made, the suit claims, the film rights are back with confidence, which says it has been approached by many producers interested in developing a TV series based on
Paramount, who has not commented on the costume, claims that it had no obligation to make the film, but bought the right to do so for $ 300,000, according to legal documents obtained by Deadline.com. Paramount claims that it eventually intends to make a film based on the short story, according to the news agency.