New 'Godfather' Book Will Be Published After Paramount, Mario Puzo Estate Strike Deal
Paramount Pictures has made an offer to the Mario Puzo estate that couldn't be refused. Thanks to an agreement between the parties, a new Godfather-based book will be coming out. The deal doesn't end a nasty dispute between the parties, but each has seen the wisdom of allowing onto the marketplace a book titled The Family Corleone that is expected to detail Vito Corleone's rise to power in Depression-era New York.
In February, Paramount sued the Puzo estate, alleging that it had a copyright interest in Puzo's famed novel, The Godfather