'Spider-Man' Producers Strike Back At Ex-Director Taymor

Law360, New York (January 17, 2012, 9:35 PM EST) -- Producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" fought back Tuesday against the Broadway musical's ex-director Julie Taymor, answering her previous copyright complaint with counterclaims accusing her of breaching writing and collaboration agreements, and targeting her in a separate antitrust suit.

8 Legged Productions LLC and others including Goodbye Entertainment LLC and Savior Productions LLC filed counterclaims in New York federal court in response to the copyright and breach of contract case Taymor and her company LOH Inc. filed in November.

Taymor, who was supposed to co-write...
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