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News Simon Brew 22 Mar 2013 - 07:00

The Superman rights battle continues to go Warner Bros' way, paving the way for the release of Man Of Steel this summer...

The messy, ongoing legal battle between Warner Bros and the heirs of the Superman character's creators shows little sign of stopping, and the latest round has gone in the studio's favour.

Warner Bros had reportedly been reticent to push ahead with its Justice League movie project while legal battles were ongoing, and it scored a crucial victory in the Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeal back in January. The ruling, that upheld a deal Warner Bros and the estate of Jerome Siegel that had been done in 2001, gave the studio the control it wanted over Superman, and it was full steam ahead.

The latest round of the legal fight has now seen a federal judge also confirm that 2001 deal, and paves the way »

- simonbrew

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