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Posts Tagged ‘David Cook’

Goldman Family Gets Rights to OJ Book

The Associated Press reports that the family of Ron Goldman has purchased the rights to O.J. Simpson‘s canceled book, IF I DID IT, from a court-appointed bankruptcy trustee in a settlement reached Monday. The book rights will be held in the name of Ron Goldman LLC, Goldman family lawyer David Cook said. The Goldmans own the copyright, media rights and movie rights. They also acquired Simpson’s name, likeness, life story and right of publicity in connection with the book, court documents showed. The Goldmans want to rename the book CONFESSIONS OF A DOUBLE MURDERER and plan to shop it around, Cook said.

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OJ Auction Set for April 17

Looks like the auction for the rights to OJ Simpson‘s ill-fated IF I DID IT will happen on April 17, reports the AP. Notice of the auction to be held by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department has been sent to publishers, Hollywood studios and talent agencies, Goldman family attorney David Cook said. It’s unknown who will bid on the rights, but Cook said the Goldmans will do so if needed – or if no publisher decides to touch the project with anything resembling a pole of any length, width or depth… but Ron can think of at least one California-based publisher who wouldn’t feel a jot of shame while buying it, especially when it’s a bargain on par with a Porsche seized in a drug bust…