Two fans of actress Ana de Armas, Maryland resident, Conor Woulfe and California resident, Michael Rosza have filed a consumer protection A class action lawsuit against Universal Pictures for its film ‘Yesterday’ (2019), alleging deceptive and misleading advertisement of Ana de Armas.
The fans complained that the trailer of ‘Yesterday’ shows actor Himesh Patel as Jack Malik, who is a singer and songwriter and the only person to remember the English rock band ‘The Beatles’ and their songs, while singing one of ‘The Beatles’ hit song “Something”, Ana de Armas appears for few seconds in that particular scene and for that the two fans had spent $3.99 on Amazon Prime to watch the movie, but they discovered that Ana de Armas doesn’t appear in the actual movie.
The lawsuit was filed on January 21 in a California federal court and the court stated on Friday that, “Although Defendant included the scenes with Ms. de Armas in the movie trailer advertisements for the purposes of promoting ‘Yesterday’ and enticing film sales and rentals, Ms. de Armas is not and was never in the publicly released version of the movie.” The complaint also alleged that Universal Pictures has also removed ‘The Beatles’ famous song in the actual movie and used the song in the trailer for its popularity to attract the audiences.
The lawsuit seeks $5 million on behalf of California and Maryland residents, who paid to watch the movie ‘Yesterday’.
Actress Ana de Armas was last seen in James Bond’s last film ‘No Time To Die’ (2021) in a pivotal role as a CIA agent named, Paloma.