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Old 11-25-2019, 05:23 PM   #7
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Default Re: Film Rights Problem

Originally Posted by kdmccaskill View Post
Exactly, so my question is would you have to make the copyright holder sign a legally binding agreement that he will not enforce the copyright, or would you have to convince him to sell you the film rights
I'd guess that someone who publicly gave away the rights to everyone in the world doesn't want to have to hire a lawyer to go over the agreement that one writer wants to "make" him sign. Nor does he come across as the type to take payment from one person/company/whatever or he'd have done that for big money from a studio already.
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