WT Deals: Nicki Minaj to Lead in New Animated Series Based on Alex de Campi Comic

The Dark Horse comic book series Lady Danger, written by Weintraub client Alex de Campi, is set to be adapted into a new animated series for Amazon Freevee. The series will star Nicki Minaj in the lead role. Minaj will also executive produce the series, along with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson under his G-Unit Film & TV banner, Brian Sher, and Paul Young & Mike Griffin for Make Good Content.

WT Wins: Ryan Abernethy Secures Demurrer On Behalf of Client in Consumer Class Action

On February 22, 2023, Ryan Abernethy secured a demurrer as to all causes of action in a consumer class action that was brought on behalf of all those who purchased services from our client. The court found that the complaint failed to articulate a cognizable theory of liability that could be brought on a class-wide basis because individualized inquiries would dominate the fraud-related class claims.

WT Deals: Picture Perfect Federation and Picturestart to Produce English-Language Remake of “Bad Genius”

Weintraub client Picture Perfect Federation is teaming up with Picturestart to produce an English-language remake of the hit Thai film Bad Genius. The film will star Benedict Wong (Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness), Callina Liang (Tell Me Everything), and Jabari Banks (Bel-Air). Writer JC Lee (Luce) will make his directorial debut.  Patrick Wachsberger and Ashley Stern of Picture Perfect Federation along with Erik Feig and Jessica Switch of Picturestart will produce.  Mallory Edens’ Little Ray Media is financing. Executive producers on the project include Edens, Julia Hammer, and Wong.

WT Clients: Big Table Media’s ‘Rock The Block’ Records Highest-Rated Season Premiere Among W25-54

The home renovation show Rock the Block, produced by Weintraub client Big Table Media, recorded its highest-rated season premier among women between the ages of 25 and 54 on March 6th. The show is now the top cable program among this age group, bringing in more than 5.7 million total viewers during the premier on HGTV. 1.2 million people viewed the episode on HGTV’s digital platforms.