Costner Says Studio Stiffed Him On 'Robin Hood' Profits

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 2:38 PM EDT) -- Actor Kevin Costner hit Morgan Creek Productions Inc. with a breach of contract suit in Los Angeles court on Tuesday, claiming the studio reneged on its promise to share profits from the 1991 blockbuster film "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves."

Costner said that when he signed on to make the film, the studio agreed to give him a percentage of any profits — the film eventually made $390 million in the box office alone — but had recently stopped paying him entirely. And when it had...
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