Tarantino Can't Sell 'Pulp Fiction' Scenes As NFTs, Suit Says

By Andrew Karpan (November 16, 2021, 8:58 PM EST) -- Quentin Tarantino's plans to auction off "exclusive scenes" from the movie "Pulp Fiction" in the form of nonfungible tokens drew a copyright and trademark lawsuit Tuesday from Miramax, his former studio, which claims that those rights belong to it.

Miramax has taken its fight with Tarantino to California federal court, where the studio sued to stop him from selling off seven "exclusive scenes" from the 1994 movie through an NFT company called Secret Network. Originally the studio of convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein, Miramax was most recently sliced up between the Qatar media company beIN Media Group and ViacomCBS.

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