News on the Christopher Tolkien Lawsuit Coming Soon?
Message board member Woodyend alerts us to an upcoming judgement in the case of Christopher Tolkien vs. New Line Cinema. The lawsuit claims the Tolkien family is owed £80m by New Line Cinema under a deal for a 7.5% share of profits that was signed in 1969. Here is an excerpt of what The Times Online reported back on May 25th:
Sounds like things could get heated! TORn will update Ringers on any developments as they come in to our email. For some great reporting and perspective on this story, check out our good friend Kristen Thompson’s ‘Frodo Franchise’ blog as well. [Times Online] [Frodo Franchise]Posted in Christopher Tolkien, Hobbit Movie, Rumors Spy News, Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Family, Uncategorized on June 5, 2008 by Calisuri
Source: Times Online News on the Christopher Tolkien Lawsuit Coming Soon? | Discuss