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Peter Jackson Sues New Line Over Lord of the Rings

Like a typical Hollywood marriage, it seems that Peter Jacksons made in heaven collaboration with New Line has come upon irreconcilable differences. On Feb. 28, 2005, Jacksons Wingnut Films filled suit in Los Angeles claiming New Line and its subsidiary Katja Motion Pictures failed to properly calculate revenue from LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING, reports the AP. Moreover, Wingnut claims New Line gave favorable treatment to its affiliates when negotiating licensing deals for the film. The suit seeks unspecified damages.

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