'Chipmunks' Owners Drill Fox For Movie Dues

Law360, New York (April 27, 2010, 5:57 PM EDT) -- The owners of the “Alvin and the Chipmunks” enterprise have sued Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. for violating a production contract for the film “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel” and denying the co-author of the screenplay her share of box office profits.

The complaint, lodged April 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, alleges that Twentieth Century Fox has refused to pay plaintiffs the share of the profits they are contractually entitled to and failed to otherwise compensate the plaintiffs...
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