Producer Can't Escape Contract Suit Over Jimi Hendrix Film

Law360, Los Angeles (March 10, 2014, 8:14 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Monday refused to dismiss a suit brought by Jimi Hendrix's estate seeking to exit an agreement to produce a concert film, saying a jury should decide whether a producer acted unreasonably in blocking the estate's agreement with Sony Music Entertainment to distribute the film.

Hendrix's estate has sued Gerald Goldstein, who filmed two Hendrix concerts in London the year before the legendary guitarist's death, alleging the producer unreasonably rejected a distribution deal from Sony and asking to get out of the parties'...
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