JAY M. COGGAN, (SBN 86107)
BRANDON M. TESSER, (SBN 168476) \
JESSICA N. TROTTER, (SBN 251457) a
TESSER & RUTTENBERG
12100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 220
Los Angeles, California 90025 iUllW9 " Deputy
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torneys for Plaintiff
Joseph F. Pesci p/k/a Joe Pesci
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES - CENTRAL DISTRICT
JOSEPH F. PESCI p/k/a JOE PESCI, an ) Case No. BC466198
) COMPLAINT FOR:
) (1) BREACH OF ORAL CONTRACT;
vs. ) (2) FRAUD;
) (3) MISAPPROPRIATION OF NAME
FIORE FILMS, LLC, a California limited ) AND LUCENESS (Civ. C. § 3344);
liability company; and DOES 1through 50, ) (4) COMMON-LAW
inclusive, ) MISAPPROPRIATION OF RIGHT
) OF PUBLICITY;
Defendants. ) (5) UNJUST ENRICHMENT
Plaintiff Joseph F. Pesci ("Plaintiff') alleges as follows:
PARTY. JURISDICTIONAL. AND VENUE ALLEGATIONS
1. Plaintiff is, and all times relevant hereto was, an individual and Academy Award
winning motion picture actor. Over the course of his film career hehas appeared ino^ear 20* s
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Getz in the Lethal Weapon film series (three films), and ruthless mobster Nicky Santoro in t$eS>
mafia film "Casino". Plaintiff is perhaps best known for is his iconic portrayal of crazed and :?
violent mafia gangster Tommy DeVito in the movie "Goodfellas", a role for which he earned an
1. d. Plaintiff was not required to attend the April 12,2011 pressconference.
2 13. On or about April 12,2011, Defendant held a press conference at the Sheraton
3 Hotel in New York. During the pressconference Defendant's representatives formally
4 announced that Plaintiff had agreed to performthe role of Ruggiero in the Picture. That same
5 day, in reliance on the Contract, Plaintiff issued the following statement to the press: "I'm really
6 happy to be makingthis picture It's going to be greatexperience and a rare opportunity to
7 look inside the life of Gotti."
8 14. Thereafter, Defendants went to great lengths to publicize and tout Plaintiffs
9 involvement in the Film. For example, shortly after the press conference Defendant posted the
10 following on its website xxxxxxxxxx "Fiore Films announced today thatAcademy
11 Award-winning actor Joe Pesci has joined their independent production of the mobster tale Gotti:
12 Three Generations." To this day, Defendant's web site continues to tout and publicize Plaintiffs
13 role in the Film.
14 15. Plaintiffs engagement to play Ruggiero in the Film was also widelyreported by
15 the press, both in print and on the internet. On its website, Defendant provides links to dozens of
16 articles all of which mention Plaintiffs role in the Film.
17 16. Plaintiffs reported involvement in the Film has brought it great attention and
18 publicity. There are few, if any, actors alive today who are more closely associated with, and
19 renowned for, playing Italian-American and mafia roles than Plaintiff. Plaintiffs acclaim in this
20 genre is all but unmatched with perhaps the exception of fellow actor Al Pacino, who has also
21 been hired by Defendant to star in the Film. Pacino is well remembered for his critically
22 acclaimed performance as Michael Corleone in the Godfather trilogy. Pesci's "Goodfellas" and
23 Pacino's"Godfather" are both regarded as seminal and iconic films in this genre.
24 17. On informationand belief, Defendants sought to capitalize on the goodwill and
25 notoriety associated with having both Pacino and Plaintiffin the same Film; two actors perhaps
26 best known for their memorableand iconic performances playing mafia characters. The
I"! 27 inclusion of these two actors, as well as JohnTravolta, was intended to generate sufficient pre-
28 sales and financing to finance the production of the Picture. At no time has Defendantever
1. portrayal of him.
2 33. As a direct and proximate result of Defendant's conduct, Plaintiff has suffered
3 damages in an amount to be determined at trial, but in excess of $1 million.
4 34. In doing theactsalleged herein, Defendant acted willfully, maliciously,
5 fraudulently, oppressively, and despicably, with the wrongful intention of injuring Plaintiff, with
6 an improper andevil motive amounting to malice, and in conscious disregard of Plaintiffs rights.
7 Said actions were done with the intent to vex, harass, annoy and injurePlaintiff. Punitive and
8 exemplary damages should therefore be assessed in an amount to punish and make an example of
10 THIRD CAUSE OF ACTION
11 (Misappropriation of Name and Likeness (Civ. C. § 3344) Against all Defendants)
12 35. Plaintiffre-alleges and incorporates by reference each and every allegation in
13 Paragraphs 1 through 34 above.
14 36. Defendant is knowingly using Plaintiffs namefor purposes of: 1)generating
15 publicity and "buzz" for the Film in the public marketplace in order to increase the profitability
16 of the Film; 2) attracting investors, lenders and financiers to finance the production of the Film;
17 3) enhancing the value of the Film to sell to buyers in foreign territories and using the proceeds
18 of such foreign pre-sales to partially finance the production of the Film; and 4) attracting other
19 high-caliber talent to the Film project.
20 37. Among other things, Defendant has actively touted Plaintiffs involvement in the
21 Picture and has informed members of the public and pressthat Plaintiffis playing the role of
22 Ruggiero in the Film. Defendant has also posted a picture of Plaintiff on its web site with an
23 announcement regarding Plaintiffs involvement in the Film. Literally hundreds of articles have
24 been published or broadcast over the internet which mention Plaintiffs involvement in the Film,
25 including but not limited to the authoritative motionpicture web site IMDB.com (the internet
26 movie database). Defendant has provided links on its web site to many of these articles. Further,
27 on information and belief, Defendant has used Plaintiffs name and likeness in marketing
28 materials, promotional materials, and other materials submitted to potential investors, financiers,
1. and other third parties. It is now widely known by the public that Plaintiff is involved in
2 Defendant's Film, yet Defendant isconcurrently denying to Plaintiff that the Contract exists and
3 further denying that Plaintiff hasany role in the Film.
4 38. Defendant does not have Plaintiffs consent to use his name and likeness to
5 promote the Picture absent Defendant's full performance under the Contract, which Defendant
6 has repudiated.
7 39. Defendants, in violation of Civ. C. § 3344, have infringed upon and
8 misappropriated Plaintiffs name, likeness and identity for Defendant's commercial purposes,
9 without Plaintiffs consent or authorization. Defendantknowingly misappropriated Plaintiffs
10 name and likeness for the purpose ofadvertising and selling and promoting the Film. Defendant
11 thereby caused and is causing injury to Plaintiff.
12 40. As a direct and proximate result ofsuch infringement and misappropriation by
13 Defendant, Plaintiff has been damaged in a sum (including profits from Defendant's
14 unauthorized use) exceeding the jurisdictional minimum of the Court, such sum to be precisely
15 determined according to proof at trial. Plaintiff will amend orseek leave ofCourt to amend the
16 Complaint to state the precise amount ofsuch damages when the same has been ascertained.
17 41. Defendant's misappropriation was intentional (not accidental), deliberate, willful
18 and/or in reckless disregard of the likelihood it would injure Plaintiff.
19 42. Defendant committed and engaged in the above-described acts with oppression,
20 fraud and malice, with a conscious disregard for Plaintiffs rights, and with the intent to vex,
21 injure and annoy Plaintiff. Defendant's acts therefore warrant the assessment ofpunitive
22 damages in a sum appropriate to punish and set an example of Defendant.
23 43. Plaintiff has been compelled to retain legal counsel to enforce his rights and has
24 incurred, and will continue to incur, legal fees and costs which Plaintiff is entitled to recover
25 pursuant to Civ. C. § 3344, at or following trial orother judgment in Plaintiffs favor.
1. 52. As a direct and proximate result of Defendant's acts of misappropriation and
2 unjust enrichment, Plaintiff has suffereddamages in the form of profits, investments and sales
3 Defendant hasearned from the exploitation of the Film, which monies should be disgorged to
6 PRAYER FOR RELIEF
7 WHEREFORE, Plaintiff prays for judgment on his Complaint as follows against all
9 1. For compensatory damages, including general and special damages, in a sum to be
10 determined according to proof at trial, but in an amount not less than $3 million, plus interest
11 thereon at the maximum legal rate;
12 2. On the Second Cause of Action only, for punitive and exemplary damages in an
13 amount appropriate to punish and make an example of Defendants;
14 3. On the Third and Fourth Causes of Action only, for an order requiring Defendants
15 to disgorge and pay to Plaintiff all monies and profits earned through Defendants'
16 misappropriation of Plaintiffs likeness;
17 4. On the Third Cause of Action only, for all attorneys' fees incurred by Plaintiff, if
18 allowed by the Court, whether by contract, statute or otherwise;
19 5. For costs of suit incurred herein; and
20 6. For such other and further relief as the Court may deem just and proper.
22 Dated: July 27,2011 TESSER & RUTTENBERG
Brandon M. Tesser
25 Attorneys for Plaintiff
3 Joseph F. Pesci
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY Wmw, SUM Bvnumber. tndaOOm):
-Brandon M. Tesser, Esq. (SBN 168476)
Tesser & Ruttenberg .,.„„.
12100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 220, Los Angeles,CA 90025
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attor Pesci, etc.
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF LOS AngeleS icutivei fleer/Clerk
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Date: July 27,20ll
Brandon M. Tesser
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1. Class actions must be filed in the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, central district. 6. Location of property or permanently garaged vehicle.
2. Maybe filed in central (other county, or no bodilyinjury/property damage). 7. Location where petitioner resides.
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Auto (22) O A7100 MotorVehicle - Personal Injury/Property Damage/Wrongful Death 1..2..4.
Uninsured Motorist (46) D A7110 Personal Injury/PropertyDamage/Wrongful Death - Uninsured Motorist 1..2..4.
D A6070 Asbestos Property Damage 2.
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i Property Damage assault, vandalism, etc.)
Wrongful Death 1..3.
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Business Tort (07) O A6029 Other Commercial/Business Tort (not fraud/breach of contract) 1..3.
*s D A6005 Civil Rights/Discrimination 1..2..3.
Civil Rights (08)
Defamation (13) D A6010 Defamation (slander/libel) 1..2., 3.
Fraud (18) • A6013 Fraud (no contract) 1..2..3.
•i* a A6017 Legal Malpractice 1.,2„ 3.
I* Professional Negligence (25)
D A6050 Other Professional Malpractice (not medical or legal) 1,2., 3.
Other (35) D A6025 Other Non-Personal Injury/PropertyDamage tort 2..3.
WrongfulTermination(36) • A6037 Wrongful Termination 1..2., 3.
D A6024 Other Employment Complaint Case 1..2..3.
Other Employment (15)
E D A6109 Labor Commissioner Appeals 10.
• A6004 Breach of Rental/Lease Contract (not unlawful detainer or wrongful 2., 5.
Breach of Contract/ Warranty 2., 5.
• A6008 Contract/WarrantyBreach -Seller Plaintiff(no fraud/negligence)
(not insurance) 1.,2., 5.
D A6019 Negligent Breach of Contract/Warranty (no fraud)
O A6028 Other Breach of Contract/Warranty (not fraud or negligence)
D A6002 Collections Case-Seller Plaintiff 2., 5., 6.
D A6012 Other Promissory Note/Collections Case 2„5.
Insurance Coverage (18) D A6015 Insurance Coverage (not complex) 1..2..5..8.
0 A6009 Contractual Fraud 1 ? 3 5.
Other Contract (37) D A6031 Tortious Interference 1.,2.,3..5.
D A6027 Other Contract Dispute(not breach/insurance/fraud/negligence) 12 3 8.
Eminent Domain/Inverse 2.
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Wrongful Eviction (33) Q A6023 Wrongful Eviction Case 2.. 6.
D A6018 Mortgage Foreclosure 2., 6.
1 Other Real Property (26) O A6032 Quiet Title 2., 6.
D A6060 Other Real Property (not eminent domain, landlordAenant, foreclosure) 2.. 6.
D A6021 Unlawful Detainer-Commercial (not drugs or wrongful eviction) 2., 6.
a Unlawful Detainer-Residential
• A6020 Unlawful Detainer-Residential (not drugs or wrongful eviction) 2., 6.
D A6020FUnlawfuJDetainer-Post-Foredosure 2., 6.
Unlawful Detainer-Drugs (38) D A6022 Unlawful Detainer-Drugs 2.. 6.
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Asset Forfeiture (05) D A6108 Asset Forfeiture Case 2., 6.
Petition re Arbitration (11) D A6115 Petition to Compel/ConfimWacate Arbitration 2., 5.
2 2., 8.
ee. O A6151 Writ-Administrative Mandamus
"o Writ of Mandate (02) O A6152 Writ - Mandamus on Limited Court Case Matter 2.
D A6153 Writ - Other Limited Court Case Review 2.
Other Judicial Review (39) D A6150 Other Writ /Judicial Review 2., 8.
Antitrust/TradeRegulation (03) O A6003 Antitrust/Trade Regulation 1.,2.,8.
Construction Defect (10) D A6007 Construction Defect 1,2,3.
Claims Involving Mass Tort O A6006 Claims Involving Mass Tort 1..2..8.
u Securities Litigation(28) D A6035 Securities Litigation Case 1..2..8.
Toxic Tort 1..2..3..8.
D A6036 Toxic Tort/Environmental
1 Insurance Coverage Claims D A6014 Insurance Coverage/Subrogation (complexcase only) 1..2..5..8.
fromComplex Case (41)
O A6141 Sister State Judgment 2., 9.
D A6160 Abstract of Judgment 2., 6.
0 A6107 Confession of Judgment (non-domestic relations) 2„9.
of Judgment (20) D A6140 Administrative Agency Award(not unpaid taxes) 2., 8.
D A6114 Petition/Certificate for Entry of Judgment on Unpaid Tax 2., 8.
• A6112 Other Enforcement of Judgment Case 2., 8.. 9.
RICO (27) • A6033 Racketeering (RICO) Case 1., 2,8.
O A6030 Declaratory Relief Only 1., 2., 8.
« E O A6040 Injunctive ReliefOnly(notdomestic/harassment) 2., 8.
(Not Specified Above) (42) D A6011 Other Commercial Complaint Case (non-tort/non-complex) 1..2., 8.
D A6000 Other Civil Complaint (non-tort/non-complex) 1., 2., 8.
Partnership Corporation O A8113 Partnership and Corporate Governance Case 2.. 8.
D A6121 Civil Harassment 2,3.9.
i - D A6123 Workplace Harassment 2., 3., 9.
D A6124 Elder/DependentAdultAbuse Case 2., 3.. 9.
u s (Not Specified Above) D A6190 Election Contest 2.
X O (43) 2., 7.
D A6110 Petition for Change of Name
D A6170 Petition for Relief from Late Claim Law 2., 3.. 4., 8.
S • A6100 Other Civil Petition 2., 9.
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Item III. Statement of Location: Enter the address oftheaccident, party's residence orplace ofbusiness, performance, orother
circumstance indicated in Item II., Step 3 on Page 1, as the proper reason for filing in the court location you selected.
REASON: Check the appropriate boxes for the numbers shown N/A
underColumn C forthe type of actionthat you have selected for
• 1. 02: D3. D4. D5. D6. D7. D8. D9. D10.
CITY: STATE: ZIP CODE:
Item IV. Declaration ofAssignment Ideclare under penalty ofperjury under the laws ofthe State ofCalifornia that the foregoing is true
and correct and that the above-entitled matter is property filed for assignment to the Stanley Mosk courthouse in the
Central District ofthe Superior Court of California, County ofLos Angeles (Code Civ. Proc, §392 etseq., and Local
Rule 2.0, subds. (b), (c) and (d)].
Dated: July 27.2011
(SIGNATURE OF ATTORNEY/FIUNG PARTY)
PLEASE HAVE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS COMPLETED AND READY TO BE FILED IN ORDER TO PROPERLY
COMMENCE YOUR NEW COURT CASE:
1. Original Complaint or Petition.
2. If filing a Complaint, a completed Summons form for issuance by the Clerk.
3. Civil Case Cover Sheet, Judicial Council form CM-010.
4 Civil Case Cover Sheet Addendum and Statement of Location form, LACIV109, LASCApproved 03-04 (Rev.
5. Payment in full ofthe filing fee, unless fees have been waived.
6. Asigned order appointing the Guardian ad Litem, Judicial Council form CIV-010, if the plaintiff or petitioner is a
minor under 18 years of age will be required by Court in order to issue a summons.
7. Additional copies ofdocuments tobeconformed by the Clerk. Copies ofthe cover sheet and this addendum
must be served along with the summons and complaint, orother initiating pleading in the case.
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