Sunday, February 6

Mez: Blocking The Slasher -

Will Carlo Dalla Vedova and Luca Maori from the Amanda Knox defense team prevail in their efforts to block Lifetime's February 21 presentation of the Perugia Slasher movie on their subscription-only TV channel?

A&E Television Networks, the parent company of that channel, probably retains high power Hollywood lawyers who specialize in the Entertainment field and are experts in dealing with such issues.

No one has actually seen the entire movie yet!

The latest word from the grapevine is that Lifetime has used a kind of Rashomon Approach with multiple versions of the story from different perspectives in order to cover themselves.

As for the video clips available over the general access Internet, that may turn out to be a separate argument.

Dalla Vedova has given Lifetime
a February 10th deadline to respond.

Personally, I think Lifetime's
timing is unfortunate and premature.

I can only speculate that Lifetime is trying to catch some synergy from Hayden Panitierre's other Slasher movie, Scream 4.

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