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George Clooney and Julia Roberts are teaming up, and not for a new movie project.

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the pair, who starred together in “Ocean’s Eleven,” are working together on a lawsuit against two audio-visual companies, Digital Projection Inc. of Georgia and Beyond Audio of Canada, for using their names and likeness to sell pricey movie projectors and entertainment systems.

The former co-stars filed a joint lawsuit in the Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, alleging misappropriation of publicity rights, trademark infringement and negligence.

The lawsuit reads, “Defendants prominently used large photographs of Plaintiffs in Defendants’ advertising, marketing and promotions including print advertisements published in numerous magazines over the past several months … Accordingly, Defendants are liable to Plaintiffs for the infringement of their publicity rights, privacy rights, and trademark rights.”

While neither Clooney or Roberts have spoken out about the lawsuit, it appears that the two friends discussed it and agreed to work together on it, as they filed together despite the fact that their longtime lawyers are not with the same firm. The case is being handled by Charles Harder of Wolf Rifkin Shapiro Schulman & Rabkin in Los Angeles.

In the past, both Clooney and Roberts have been cautious about appearing in ads. While Clooney is a brand ambassador for Omega watches, he has also appeared in several foreign ads, including ones for Nespresso and Norwegian bank DNB. Roberts, meanwhile, has been the face of beauty brands Lancome and L’Oreal.



Here are some lovely images of Julia Roberts at the Los Angeles Jesus Henry Christ premiere on April 18th. Enjoy!

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Gallery Link:
- JESUS HENRY CHRIST PREMIERE – APRIL



Here is Julia Roberts at the Los Angeles Premiere of Mirror Mirror on March 17th. Enjoy!

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Gallery Link:
- MIRROR MIRROR PREMIERE – MARCH



Here are some lovely scans of Julia Roberts in Vanity Fair – April 2012. Enjoy!

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Gallery Link:
- VANITY FAIR – APRIL



Here are some HQ images of Julia Roberts in the film Mirror Mirror (posters/promos, production stills and behind the scenes.). Enjoy!

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- POSTERS (Mirror Mirror)
- BEHIND THE SCENES (Mirror Mirror)
- STILLS (Mirror Mirror)



Not long after Tracy Letts’ play August: Osage County won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Weinstein Co., snatched up to the rights to adapt the three-and-a-half-hour epic about the darkly funny trials of a sprawling Oklahoma family into a feature film. Their first order of business was to contract the playwright to transform his Broadway production into something more filmic and moviegoer friendly (read: shorter, with less dialogue). 24 Frames has revealed that Letts has turned in his script, and while many playwrights turned screenwriters often need a collaborator to polish their draft into something shoot-worthy, an insider at the Weinstein Co. insist Letts draft is nearly ready to go into production. The question now is when.

That decision is almost entirely dependent on the two major stars August: Osage County has attached. The always in-demand Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts are set to play mother and daughter in the dramedy, or more specifically: Streep will portray prescription drug-addicted matriarch Violet Weston, while Roberts will take on the role of Barbara Fordham, a wife and mother driven to the brink by her teen daughter’s rebellious antics and her husband’s infidelities. Streep will be busy through Oscar season, doing press for her moody biopic The Iron Lady, while Roberts is about to shoot her part in a different movie adaptation of a heralded play, A Normal Heart. Simply put, this means that August: Osage County is presently looking to shoot this fall. And as one should expect from the Weinsteins, the film will be released the following fall, just in time for award-season buzz.