Satanic Temple amicably settles lawsuit with Netflix

2018-11-22 10:59
Kiernan Shipka in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

Cape Town – The Satantic Temple in America has settled its dispute with the producers of Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

The organisation filed a lawsuit against the streaming company and Warner Bros. for $50m (R704.5m) over its inclusion of the goat-headed statue of Baphomet, known as the "Sabbatic Goat" in its new drama series. (Read more here)

According to The Hollywood Reporter the studio and The Satanic Temple have reached a settlement. 

Staurt De Haan, the attorney for The Satanic Temple said in a statement to the publication that the lawsuit was resolved amicably.

“The Satanic Temple is pleased to announce that the lawsuit it recently filed against Warner Bros. and Netflix has been amicably settled. The unique elements of the Satanic Temple’s Baphomet statue will be acknowledged in the credits of episodes which have already been filmed. The remaining terms of the settlement are subject to a confidentiality agreement."

Co-founder of the Satanic Temple Lucien Greaves confirmed the settlement on Twitter.

He wrote: "So ends one of the most overpublicized of copyright claims. Press can now stop pretending this was unique & momentous, or even interesting. So, too, hopefully ends the parade of stupidity from online amateur legal experts.

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