About the Plaintiffs

Christopher Guest starred as the band Spinal Tap’s lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel. Michael McKean starred as lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist David St Hubbins. Harry Shearer starred as bassist Derek Smalls. Rob Reiner directed This Is Spinal Tap and starred as its narrator.

Christopher Guest just made a new feature film for Netflix, called "Mascots". Currently Michael McKean is starring in the hit TV series "Better Call Saul" (AMC), he is also the host of Cooking Channel's "Food: Fact or Fiction?" and will be featured in the new production of "Little Foxes" at Manhattan Theater Club on Broadway this Spring. Harry Shearer continues to create and present the long-running radio show, Le Show, and voice-acts some 23 characters on The Simpsons, among other projects. Rob Reiner has two films coming out this year. One, stars Woody Harrelson, is called “LBJ” and is about Lyndon Johnson. The other is called “Shock and Awe” and is about the four journalists from Knight Ridder News, who were prescient in their reporting of the war in Iraq.

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Media Contacts

Artists and creators looking for support should contact the relevant rights campaigners listed here
Continental Europe:

Aria Partners

Paris, 75008

Jean de Belot

Office +33 6 07 41 58 52
Mobile: +33 1 56 33 70 64


Bell Yard Communications

London, EC4

Melanie Riley
Louise Beeson
Sarah Peters

Office: +44 20 7936 2021
Mobile: +44 7775 591244



Washington DC

Ian McCaleb
Bryant Madden
Mona Amin

Office: +1 202 973 5303
Cell: +1 202 779 0587