Quentin Tarantino has asked a California court to dismiss a copyright lawsuit filed by Miramax against his “Pulp Fiction” NFT project. The director’s legal team submitted a motion for judgment, arguing that the movie company’s claims fall flat. The Pulp Fiction film is a derivative of the screenplay, not the other way around, they stress.
The popularity of non-fungible tokens, NFTs for short, has reached new highs over the past year.
This has also drawn the attention of celebrities, some of whom agreed to tie their names and creations to these digital collectibles.
Last fall, Quentin Tarantino joined in as well. The movie director announced that he would auction ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs to the public. These NFTs will unlock handwritten scripts and exclusive custom commentary from Tarantino, assets that could prove valuable to collectors.
Miramax Sues over Pulp Fiction NFTs
Not everyone was happy with this plan though. Movie studio Miramax, which owns…