Watchmen suit settled

watchmen.jpgWatchmen fans can breathe a sigh of relief: Fox and Warner Bros. have settled their dispute. According to Variety, Warner Bros. made a cash payment to Fox in return for the right to open the much anticipated superhero film on March 6 as planned. The settlement is somehere between $5 million and $10 million, which includes reimbursement of $1.4 million Fox invested in development fees, as well as millions of dollars in legal fees. A joint statement said, “Warner Bros. and Twentieth Century Fox have resolved their dispute regarding the rights to the upcoming motion picture Watchmen in a confidential settlement. Warner Bros. acknowledges that Fox acted in good faith in bringing its claims, which were asserted prior to the start of principal photography.”

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  1. Joshua • February 2, 2009 @ 4:17 PM

    So we get to see the movie, cool. I hope the Movie can match its hype…for the studios sake and the sake of the fans.

  2. My Own Opinion • February 5, 2009 @ 6:29 PM

    Is this article not getting any comments because no on is interested in the movie, or because it isn’t a nice gossipy story about some celebrity?

  3. Nancy • February 5, 2009 @ 7:36 PM

    I choose the latter!! 😛

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