Thomas brothers settle copyright lawsuit with Disney over Predator rights

in the same vein as Friday the 13th and the Hellraiser franchises the Predator franchise has caught in its own legal battle, with Disney having acquired the franchise as part of their 20th Century Fox acquisition but the writers of the original movie suing in an effort to recapture the rights.

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Thomas brothers opens lawsuit for Predator rights

Jim and John Thomas, the brothers who wrote the 1987 action film Predator, have filed a lawsuit against Disney seeking confirmation of successfully recapturing rights to the franchise.

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Meanwhile, Disney’s 20th Century unit has filed its own suit against the Thomas brothers with the goal of retaining rights.


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