Morgan Creek Wants Out Of $6M 'Good Shepherd' Award

Law360, Los Angeles (June 12, 2013, 9:14 PM ET) -- Morgan Creek Productions on Wednesday urged a California appeals court to let it dodge a $5.7 million arbitration award over a distribution deal related to the ill-fated movie "The Good Shepherd," saying a trial judge had erred in finding it was an alter ego of two foreign companies.

Morgan Creek's attorney Joel Klevens of Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP said the lower court's April 2012 order adding it to the judgment obtained by Japan's Toho-Towa Co. Ltd. was not supported by substantial...
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