Weinstein Brother's 'Scream 4' Profits Row Won't Be Mediated

By Craig Clough (September 14, 2021, 8:44 PM EDT) -- A Delaware federal judge Tuesday withdrew from mandatory mediation a dispute between Robert Weinstein and Spyglass Media Group in the Weinstein Co.'s Chapter 11 proceedings, ordering that the issue of profits from the film "Scream 4" instead go through the court's appeals process.

U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika wrote in an order that she was adopting the Sept. 7 recommendation of U.S. Magistrate Judge Mary Pat Thynge, who said mediation of the issue would "not be a productive exercise, a worthwhile use of judicial resources nor warrant the expense of the process."

Robert Weinstein co-founded the Weinstein Co. with his brother, former...

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