‘Star Trek’ Actor’s Jilted Agency Sets Phasers To ‘Sue’

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 4:32 PM EST) -- A Los Angles talent agency on Tuesday sued actor Chris Pine, best known for his role as Captain Kirk in the 2009 “Star Trek” reboot, saying the star fired the firm by email and then refused to pay millions in rightfully earned commissions.

In a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, SDB Partners Inc. claims Pine abruptly terminated his involvement with the agency Nov. 11 without handing over commission payments the agency was owed for several recent films and announced sequels, in violation of talent...
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