LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County producer, writer and film director alleges her work was used without permission.
Bethany Ashton Wolf filed a complaint on Dec. 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against John Rickard, Wrigley Pictures, Alan Ou, Boies/Schiller Film Group LLC, Midnight Sun LLC, Eric Kirsten, Open Road Films LLC and Does 1 through 20 citing copyright infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she suffered damages as the result of her work "Midnight Juliet" being used without compensating her. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because the defendants allegedly continued to use plaintiff's work without her consent for their project "Midnight Sun."
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual and compensatory damages, statutory damages, profits and advantages gained, permanent injunction against the defendant, general damages of at least $1 million, punitive damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. She is represented by Edward M. Anderson and Regina Yeh of Anderson Yeh PC in Santa Monica.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-09116-GW-KS