Damon Dash is duping most people about an upcoming film he claims to have ties to when he actually had nothing to do with it in any respect … in accordance with a brand new lawsuit.
The legendary hip-hop mogul is being sued by director Josh Webber and Muddy Water Pictures for allegedly making an attempt to promote and store a film he was as soon as part of — however later dropped from — and pushing it as his personal flick … inflicting confusion within the market.
In the doc, obtained by TMZ, Josh and MWP say Dame has been sending promotional materials to shops like BET for a film he’s been calling “The List” … which Josh and MWP say has truly been renamed “Dear Frank” since Dame’s departure.
Here’s the deal … Josh and MWP declare Dame was tied to the undertaking again in 2016 and was purported to direct. Unfortunately, they are saying Dame proved to not be as much as the duty … as they allege he was typically excessive on set whereas they shot at his Sherman Oaks property.
Josh and MWP say they formally dropped Dame in 2018, since no official contract was ever signed between the events … they usually went on to make the movie, which is due out in February and stars Claudia Jordan. But now, Josh and MWP say Dame has been making an attempt to push himself as a part of the undertaking … though he isn’t.
They’re suing Dame for defamation and copyright infringement — and are asking a choose to declare as soon as and for all that they, in actual fact, personal the rights to “Dear Frank.” Josh and MWP additionally need damages.
As for Damon … sources near him inform TMZ that the one cause Josh and MWP are suing is as a result of they knew he was coming with a lawsuit of his personal. He alleges that they shot the film at his home together with his tools, and that they then stole the footage to push it with out him. We’re informed he’s bought proof to again his declare, and can current all of it shortly.