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Paramount Didn't Make Mario Puzo's Family an Offer They Couldn't Refuse

Godfather  The estate of "Godfather" author Puzo and the studio behind the three movies are going to war again — this time over royalties owed from a "Godfather" video game.

The Puzo estate, repped by THR, Esq.'s BFF Bert Fields, has filed a lawsuit on their behalf in Los Angeles Superior Court. Here's the complaint.

The two sides have stared each other down before. In 1992, a fee disagreement led to a new financial arrangement between the parties. According to the new complaint, the parties entered "into an agreement pursuant to which Puzo was to receive a significant share in the revenue of audio-visual products to be sold or rented to the public embodying elements of the 'Godfather' pictures."

In 2006, Paramount licensed the rights to a video game to video game publisher Electronic Arts. According to some estimates, the game has grossed revenues of $41 million.

Puzo died in 1999, leaving everything to his children. The estate says they haven't been paid properly by Paramount.