Producer Can't Crash Brendan Fraser's Contract Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (September 8, 2011, 5:16 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Thursday denied “Crash” producer Bob Yari's motion to intervene in a breach of contract suit by actor Brendan Fraser and director Paul Haggis over nearly $10 million in unpaid fees for their work on the Oscar-winning film.

Yari moved to intervene in the suit on Aug. 31, a month after California Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Buckley issued a judgment finding that Bob Yari Productions Inc., Yari Film Group, Persik Productions Inc. and two other companies improperly withheld money from Fraser, Haggis...
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