The Kardashians reportedly threatened to leave E! before being offered a $100 million four-year contract!

Is this dress blue and black or gold and white? The internet can't decide and is seriously fighting over it!

Mad Buddies pirate arrested

2012-06-22 14:55
 
Mad Buddies
Johannesburg - A man has been caught red-handed trying to film the new Leon Schuster movie Mad Buddies  off the big screen using a camcorder, at the debut screening of the film at the Maponya Mall Ster-Kinekor in Soweto.

A pirate syndicate in Johannesburg tried to sell fake Mad Buddies pirated DVDs to unsuspecting shoppers earlier this week. It is thought that the arrested man works for this syndicate.

He will appear in the Commercial Crime Court in Johannesburg on Monday.

This is not the first time someone has tried to illegally film Mad Buddies since its release on Friday.

Another suspect, spotted at Bedford Centre in Johannesburg, was approached by cinema staff but managed to escape.

Becoming a reality in SA

Recording films in cinemas is fast becoming a reality in South Africa.

Corne Guldenpfennig of South African Federation Against Copyright Theft (SAFACT) has insisted on increased security at cinemas countrywide in an attempt to prevent pirate copies of Mad Buddies  being sold prior to the legal release of the film on DVD.

SAFACT encourages the public to report any incidents of suspicious activity in a cinema to staff members immediately.

Mad Buddies
opened in cinemas around the country on 22 June.

Read more on:    leon schuster  |  johannesburg  |  mad buddies  |  movies
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

Mr Spock dies

2015-02-27 20:22

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
4 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Mr Spock dies

2015-02-27 20:22

Leonard Nimoy, famed for his portrayal of Mr Spock on the "Star Trek" science fiction TV series and movies, has died after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Read More »
Add your review

This true story of a journalist who followed his gut will give you insight into the consequences and risks a journalist takes to be tell the truth. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.