Mogul Forces Trial In Suit Over Film Co. Takeover, Bankruptcy

Law360, Los Angeles (October 4, 2012, 9:41 PM EDT) -- A California judge held Thursday that former associates of movie mogul Frederick "Ted" Field will have to face in court allegations that they hatched an elaborate scheme to take over his Radar Pictures Inc., the production company behind “The Last Samurai,” and force it into bankruptcy.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ernest M. Hiroshige denied motions to compel arbitration filed by five former Field associates and two of their companies, Four K Entertainment LLC and Convergence Media LLC, saying they failed to show that Field was...
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