Warner Bros. Sued Over 'Christmas Story' Figurine

Law360, New York (August 18, 2011, 8:50 PM EDT) -- The actor who starred as bully Scut Farkus in the 1983 film "A Christmas Story," sued Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Enesco LLC in California on Tuesday for allegedly creating a figurine based on the character without his permission.

Zach Ward, who was 13 when the movie was filmed, claims Warner Bros. and Enesco knowingly created a Scut Farkus figurine bearing his likeness in violation of a 1983 union agreement.

Ward claims his contract with Christmas Tree Films Inc. — sponsored by the Alliance of Canadian...
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Case Title

Zack Ward v. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-06749

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Paul L. Abrams

Date Filed

August 16, 2011

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