April 17, 2012 10:25pm
Three Stooges Porn Controversy
Source: All Media Play
by: Company Press Release
(HOLLYWOOD, CA) -- TMZ has weighed in on the Three Stooges porn parody legal battle between Will Ryder Productions and the Three Stooges license holders with a story that appeared today on www.TMZ.com the article can be found at http://www.TMZ.com/2012/04/17/three-stooges-porn-parody-threatened/
It seems that C3 Entertainment, the company that owns the licensing rights to the Three Stooges comedy team is furious that adult movie director Will Ryder is releasing a porn parody called Not the Three Stooges XXX which will hit stores next week and is threatening a heavy lawsuit that could alter the landscape of parody nationwide. Legal analysts including the law department from NBC Television are weighing in and requesting copies of the movie for review.
"We are very concerned since we tend to do a lot of parody skits on SNL and are keeping one eye on this situation because it could severely alter what we do here at NBC," stated attorney Don Middlesex who is a graduate of the Columbia School of Law and is also the senior law advisor for Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey.
Attorney Michael Fattorosi has been retained to represent Will Ryder Productions and sees firm precedent that his client is operating in full compliance within the law even though the other side is calling Ryder’s actions Bs.
"We requested that they carefully review the cited cases and carefully consider their promised course of action. Any attempt by them to restrict my client’s protected First Amendment rights will be met with swift opposition by way of a motion under California Code of Civil Procedure Section 425.16, and if necessary a Motion for Summary Judgment in the Central District," roared Fattorosi who is an Italian from New Jersey.
Harvard law professor Richard Holderbrook stated, "This will be an interesting case because the actors in Not the Stooges look awfully good especially Curly in the photo where Moe takes the table saw to Larry’s head but I think parody in this form is well protected and I can’t wait to see the movie."
The implications of this potential suit reach far and wide especially with the mainstream Three Stooges movie in theaters nationwide and many in porn valley are looking closely at the evolving situation but one producer is not concerned.
"We don’t do parodies, we only do real porn," stated Jules Jordan who has avoided parodies but not lawsuits.
"I’ve never had so many requests for DVDs and our sales orders are growing each day," Ryder said from his office at Hollywood & Vine.
Peter Farrelly of the famous Farrelly Brothers duo that includes his brother Bobby was basking in the glow of an impressive opening week at the box office for the 20th Century Fox release the Three Stooges when he was informed of the porn parody.
"I hope they sue the pants off of those perverts. I’m sure the girls’ pants will be off even without a lawsuit."
"Not the Three Stooges XXX" is a parody! "The Three Stooges" is a trademark of C3 Entertainment. Columbia Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, C3, their producers, writers or assignees are in no way affiliated with this parody. The trademarks featured or referred to within ‘Not the Three Stooges XXX’ are property of the trademark holders. These trademarks holders are not affiliated with Will Ryder Productions & do not authorize, sponsor or endorse the "Not the Three Stooges XXX" parody.
"Come on now, would the real Three Stooges be out of work and have a ten person sex orgy? Of course not," Ryder concluded.
The spoof stars Mandy Armani, Danica Dillon, Bailey Blue, Callie Cyprus, Cassandra Cruz and Britney Young as the beautiful girls having wild sex. Anthony Rosano plays Moe, James Bartholet as Curly and Evan Stone as Larry deliver award-worthy performances. Dick Chibbles is the cop, Thomas Ward the black butler, Chad Diamond the estate owner, Eric Swiss the art professor, and Chris Charming completes a stellar cast playing the hair stylist. The movie is directed by AVN Director of the Year Will Ryder.
For wholesale DVD sales of this porn parody contact Robert Plarski Executive VP of Sales Pulse Distribution (818 435-1605) 818 435-1602 fax firstname.lastname@example.org