Woody Allen Hits Amazon With $68M Suit Over Killed Film Deal & “Baseless Allegations”

Woody Allen Hits Amazon With $68M Suit Over Killed Film Deal & “Baseless Allegations”

Published: February 07, 2019

Amidst continuing controversy over alleged sexual misconduct, turns out Woody Allen isn’t turning the other cheek to the end of his multi-million dollar and multi-picture deal with Amazon.The Oscar winner today hit the studio division of the Jeff Bezos founded company with a $68 million dollar lawsuit over the cancelation of the four-film agreement and Amazon Studios killing distribution of his long completes and shelved A Rainy Day in New York movie.“In June 2018, however, Amazon backed out of the deals, purporting to terminatethem without any legal basis for doing so, while knowing that its actions would cause substantial damage to Mr. Allen, Gravier, investors and the artists and crew involved in making the films, the breach of contract complaint filed by lawyers for Allen and his Gravier Productions on Thursday in federal court in New York states (read it here).“Amazon has tried to excuse its action...

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