Jury Sides With 'Glory' Director In 'Last Samurai' Theft Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (April 6, 2012, 8:48 PM EDT) -- Two screenwriting brothers who accused “Glory” director Edward Zwick and longtime collaborator Marshall Herskovitz of stealing their idea for the 2003 film “The Last Samurai” couldn’t prove the Hollywood veterans had ever even received their script, a California federal jury found Friday.

“I think it’s impossible to say how it feels after seven years,” Zwick told Law360 outside a Los Angeles courtroom Thursday, reacting to the seven-person jury’s unanimous verdict in his favor. “You don’t always get the vindication in life that you want, and in...
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