THR is reporting that producing company who is behind ‘The Man Who Made It Snow’ is being sued by Emmett Furla Oasis Films after they being cut out the production. The production company has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the film’s screenwriter that seeks an injunction against any distribution of the movie.
The Man Who Made It Snow comes from a script by Brett Tabor, based on a book of the same name. Set to be directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, The Equalizer), the film is about an American who cracked the inner circle of the Columbian drug cartels in the 1980s and helped build Pablo Escobar’s empire. Jake was offered to play the title role of Max Mermelstein.
IM Global has launched the film at this week’s American Film Market event this week and has put out word that some presales with foreign distributors had been closed. On November 3, IM Global put out a press release about the movie project.
Read more at The Hollywood Reporter.