'Star Trek' Actor Settles Commission Feud With Ex-Agency

Law360, Los Angeles (June 8, 2012, 3:02 PM EDT) -- Actor Chris Pine, who portrayed Capt. James T. Kirk in the 2009 "Star Trek" remake, settled a lawsuit brought by his former talent agency accusing the performer of refusing to hand over millions of dollars in commission payments after firing the firm.

The June 4 settlement, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, brings to a close the dispute between agency SDB Partners Inc. and Pine. SDB claimed that Pine stopped paying 10 percent commission for his work on "Star Trek" and other projects after terminating the...
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