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Lone Survivor Producers Face Fallout As Drug Trafficking Report Surfaces. Hollywood Couldn't Make Up This Story

An LA Weekly cover story detailing cocaine-dealing allegations and prison time done by financiers Remington Chase and Stepan Martirosyan has Hollywood distancing itself from the pair. In the wake of revelations of a criminal past, film financiers Remington Chase and Stepan Martirosyan have gone from indie darlings to radioactive. The U.S.-born Chase and Armenian Martirosyan, who financed 2013's Denzel Washington - Mark Wahlberg starrer 2 Guns and Wahlberg's Lone Survivor , are scrambling following a Jan. 2 LA Weekly report detailing cocaine trafficking convictions, prison time and stints as federal informants (both have gone by other aliases in the past). The pair have hired high-profile crisis lawyer Howard Weitzman, who is no stranger to controversy with a clientele that includes O.J. Simpson, Justin Bieber, the Kardashians and the Michael Jackson estate. Universal, which distributed both films, declined comment, but producers Randall Emmett and George Furla ,