'Spider-Man' Producers Agree To Pay Ex-Director Royalties

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 4:24 PM EST) -- The producers of Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have agreed to pay the show's former director royalties as part of a settlement with the director's union, the parties said Thursday.

The settlement between 8 Legged Productions LLC and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Inc. resolves part of a bitter legal dispute between the producers and Julie Taymor, the director they fired last March. While it ends arbitration and litigation between the producers and labor union, the deal does not cover a copyright infringement...
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