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Elaine M. Rogers in the News

Young-adult book series The Monkey King’s Daughter by Todd A. DeBonis will be adapted into a feature film based upon a screenplay written by DeBonis. Roman Kopelevich's Red Sea Media is handling international sales for the film and will introduce it to buyers in Cannes.

The movie will be an official Chinese co-production slated to shoot in December, 2015 in China and Canada.

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Attorneys Mentioned: Elaine M. Rogers

From sales to Shakespeare
The Real Deal, December 01, 2014

Sorvino — best known for his role as Paulie in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 “Goodfellas” and a recurring role on “Law & Order” — has written the screenplay and is slated to direct as well as star in the title role.

The film, a period piece, is expected to cost about $24 million, Meister said.

After agreeing to the consulting stint, Meister partnered with lawyer Elaine Rogers, who specializes in media and entertainment at the firm Meister Seelig & Fein (where Meister’s father, Stephen, is a partner). Rogers’ clients include several investors in the film industry.

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Goyer will co-write the adaptation with BAFTA-winning British writer Jack Thorne who is currently adapting The Sandman graphic novel as a feature for producer Goyer and Warner Bros. Straub’s son, Benjamin Straub will serve as co-producer on the project. Universal TV, where Goyer is under a first-look deal, will produce....

Goyer is repped by WME and Bloom Hergott; Peter and Benjamin Straub are repped by attorney Elaine Rogers.

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Attorneys Mentioned: Elaine M. Rogers

Have a farm? Elaine Rogers, co-chair of the media and entertainment group at the law firm Meister Seelig and Fein who often travels between New York, Los Angeles and Boston, entertains clients and conducts meetings at her farm 45 minutes north of Boston. “I have horses and hold meetings in my barn," she says. "People instantly feel more relaxed there, and we accomplish much more."

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Attorneys Mentioned: Elaine M. Rogers

Elaine Rogers, Boston Entertainment Attorney with Meister, Seelig & Fein LLP will be in New York for the premier of Double Exposure. She reps celebrity/fashion photographers Markus Klinko and Indrani Pal-Chauldhur and it is their television series premiering on Bravo June 15th at 10 PM depicting her clients and the fast paced world they live and work in

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Attorneys Mentioned: Elaine M. Rogers

Meister Seelig & Fein LLP, has added four new partners: Elaine M. Rogers, Barry M. Perlman, Mitchell Lampert, and Sidney D. Bluming; in addition, the firm has established an entertainment, sports and new media practice group and has opened an office in Boston. The announcement was made by Managing Partner, Mark Seelig. Mr. Seelig stated: "We are pleased that such creative and highly seasoned attorneys have chosen to join our firm. The addition of two highly regarded entertainment attorneys such as Elaine and Barry will enhance our ability to continue to expand our entertainment practice, which is one of our fastest growing practice groups."

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Attorneys Mentioned: Barry M. Perlman, Elaine M. Rogers, Mark J. Seelig

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