TMZ writes that Warner Bros. announced that they have ‘amicably resolved’ the problem with artist S. Victor Whitmill who brought a case against the studio before the release of the film claiming that they had never asked permission to use his work.
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Considering there was ‘no legal precedent’ for this type of case we’re left to assume that a rather nice cheque may have passed hands. Let’s face it, it’s not like they haven’t made a ton of cash from the sequel since its release.
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There was even talk about digitally altering Ed Helms’ face before the movie was released on DVD which in all honesty sounded like a right ball-ache for some poor effects guy. Actually he could've probably charged a bundle for that joy. Oh well.
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