Huh, Rob Reiner is doing a sequel to This Is Spinal Tap with the original cast, along with Paul McCartney, Elton John, and Garth Brooks.

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John Overholt

I can’t find a great citation for this but my understanding is that, kind of like Sony and Spider-Man, they have to do something as Spinal Tap every few years in order to maintain the rights.

Mike F.

See also: Warren Beatty / Dick Tracy

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