Producers Slap Investor With Suit Over Pimp Movie Money

Law360, Houston (November 27, 2013, 7:27 PM EST) -- A pair of producers planning a movie based on the life of infamous pimp and blues guitar player Fillmore Slim launched a suit in Texas state court Wednesday against Shamrock One Capital LLC, saying a promised $20 million investment in the film never materialized.

The Legend of Fillmore Slim: The Movie LLC, a film production company owned by Alan and Brian Ames, says that Shamrock inexplicably backed out of a written agreement to finance the movie after charging the producers a $25,000 “due diligence” fee. As...
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