Lebon James, Drake & Future Sued For $10m Over ‘Black Ice’ Documentary

LeBron James, Drake and Future are being sued by previous NBA players association head Billy Hunter for $10 million over rights to a narrative about the Black Ice hockey group.

The NBA chief is looking for an honor in support of himself for benefits from the narrative “Dark Ice,” which centers around the victories of the Colored Hockey League that was framed in 1895 and ran until 1925.


As per Hunter, he holds the selective licensed innovation freedoms to the story, and it was taken by the respondents to make a narrative.

“While the respondents LeBron James, Drake and Maverick Carter [LeBron’s business partner] are globally known and famous in their particular fields of b-ball and music, it doesn’t manage the cost of them the option to take another’s protected innovation,” the claim read. Tracker is being addressed by lawyer Larry Hutcher, who documented the claim in the New York State Supreme Court.

The narrative is supposed to be a transformation of the book Black Ice: The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes, 1895 to 1925, composed by George and Darril Fosty.

Tracker additionally named George and Darril Fosty as respondents in the suit. In the claim, Hunter says he was the National Basketball Players Association’s leader chief from 1996 to 2013 and had an arrangement with the Fosty brothers in March 2019.

The arrangement incorporated a $10,000 up front installment and an “choice understanding” for a film transformation. He guarantees that the brothers penetrated their understanding for an arrangement with James and Drake’s group for $265,000.

“I don’t think they accepted the property privileges would be disputed,” Hunter was cited as sharing with the New York Post. “They figured I would disappear. They bet.”

Tracker additionally guarantees that he paid $250,000 for the “restrictive overall privileges” to any “varying media” variant of Black Ice.

The film is planned to make its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival on September tenth.

Meanwhile, the claim says that the Fosty brothers guarantee that LeBron and Drake’s narrative is unique and doesn’t abuse the overall privileges that Hunter holds.

Tracker is unyielding that the brothers betrayed him and cases that Drake and LeBron initiated the brothers with the commitment of a 3% spending plan benefit from the film to penetrate the agreement with Hunter.