Michael Keaton Wants Contract Suit Over Film's Flop Tossed

Law360, Los Angeles (May 22, 2013, 8:50 PM EDT) -- Former "Batman" actor Michael Keaton urged an Illinois federal court on Wednesday to toss a suit brought by a production company seeking to hold him liable because a movie he helped create didn’t live up to expectations for commercial success, calling the claims speculative.

Merry Gentlemen LLC, a production company created solely to produce the 2009 movie “The Merry Gentlemen” that Keaton acted in and directed, filed suit in April against Keaton and George and Leona Productions Inc. for allegedly violating the terms of a directional...
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