Deadmau5 Trying To Stop Parody Musical
The DJ tweeted his lawyer's cease and desist letter writing, "while i appreciate their intent, they REALLY went about this the wrong way and dont fully understand how this diminishes certain endeavours."
The reason he may think the show, which states it's about "a mouse who wants to be a house DJ but is discriminated against for being a mouse…. Think Ratatouille meets Book of Mormon," may think it went the wrong way is some of the obvious nods to him.
Example, the main character is named Joel Zimmermouse, quite close to Deadmau5's real name, Joel Zimmerman. It also includes other characters named David Goudda and Avicheese.
Zimmerman's letter claims intellectual property violations against the production stating he owns the rights to "deadmau5″ and "proprietary right in the exclusive marketing of his personality, image and name for gain." He also states that he can't allow them to use the play off his name because it may confuse fans into thinking he has something to do with the production. Read more here.
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