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By the Hollywood Reporter
The creatives behind the original Broadway musical "Chicago" are accusing Miramax of some accounting theatrics in connection with the hit 2002 film.
Nicole Fosse, heir to director/choreographer/co-writer Bob Fosse, along with composer John Kander and the estate of late lyricist Fred Ebb, on Wednesday sued Miramax and Walt Disney Pictures, claiming they've been shortchanged by more than $12 million from "the old razzle-dazzle" approach to accounting for profits from the Best Picture winner.
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- Lisa Horowitz
It's official -- the fourth installment in the "Twilight Saga" movies has announced its director. Bill Condon, most famous for writing and directing "Dreamgirls," "Kinsey" and "Gods and Monsters," has won the job as director. Condon won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for "Gods and Monsters" in 1999 and was nominated for a second Oscar for his screenplay of "Chicago." He most recently directed the pilot for the new Showtime series "The Big C" and he also produced the 81st Academy Awards telecast in 2009.
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Nicole Fosse, heir to director/choreographer/co-writer Bob Fosse, along with composer John Kander and the estate of late lyricist Fred Ebb, today sued Miramax and Walt Disney Pictures., claiming they've been shortchanged by more than $12 million from "the old razzle dazzle" approach to accounting for profits from the best picture Oscar winner. »
3 items from 2010
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