Paramount Pictures Hits Crowd Funded Star Trek Fan Film With Lawsuit

Dec 31, 2015

Earlier this year, a prelude to a Star Trek fan film was released called Axanar. That short was crowdfunded and it served as a stepping stone to a much larger project. The team that made that launched another crowdfunding campaign onIndiegogo for a full-length feature film, and so far it has raised over $1.13 million.

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Over the years, Paramount and CBS -- the rights holders to the Star Trekfranchise -- have supported fan films and even encouraged them at times! But this week they slapped the production company of this Star Trek film with a lawsuit. I guess it just got too big for them, and they felt threatened by it.

Take a look at this, it's easy to understand why...

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