The Fugees' Pras Michel Suing Over Ownership Of Somali Pirates Doc

From Shadow and Act Sun Dec 2 2012, 21:02:53

Like most lawsuits this one gets somewhat complicated. So let me try to explain it in a clear and understandable way Earlier last week, rapper Pras Michel of The Fugees filed a lawsuit against documentary filmmaker Marshall Tyler, over the ownership of the documentary Paper Dreams, which Tyler made, about the infamous 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama cargo ship. You'll remember that incident in which the captain of the ship, Richard Phillips, volunteered to surrender to the pirates in exchange for his crew. He was later rescued by Navy SEAL snipers who killed the piates. The incident was recently made into a feature film by director Paul Greenglass (The Bourne...

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