Miramax Can't Pare Suit For 'English Patient' Profits

Law360, Los Angeles (February 5, 2014, 4:09 PM EST) -- A California judge ruled Wednesday that a jury must determine if Miramax Film Corp. negotiated in good faith with the producer of “The English Patient” on the definition of "net profits" in their contract, refusing to dismiss a claim in the producer's suit alleging Miramax cheated it out of $20 million.

California Superior Court Judge Richard L. Fruin denied Miramax and its parent The Walt Disney Co.'s motion for summary judgment seeking to escape The Saul Zaentz Co.'s claim that Miramax failed to negotiate in good...
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