MGM Sued Over Rights To 'Boot Camp' Story

Law360, New York (June 20, 2011, 8:58 PM EDT) -- A Florida family filed suit Thursday in California claiming Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. refused to pay them for the use of their life story to make a 2009 movie about a group of troubled teenagers kidnapped and sent to an island rehabilitation center.

Thomas and Sandra Noonan and their son Travis filed a complaint in California state court alleging that MGM and 10 as-yet unnamed defendants owe them $35,000 under in a contract for the rights to the story of how Thomas and Sandra had their son...
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