Relativity, Fortress Sued Over Lost $44M Film Investment

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 11:47 PM EST) -- A media investment company on Wednesday filed a $44 million breach of contract suit against Fortress Investment Group LLC and Relativity Media LLC, accusing them of conspiring to profit from the early termination of a Citibank NA film financing deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

In a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Aramid Entertainment Fund Ltd. said Fortress' and Sony's actions caused it to lose its entire $44 million interest in the “Beverly Boulevard” slate financing deal, a five-year, $550 million partnership with Sony...
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