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Bankrupt 'Life Of Pi' Studio Gets Nod For $1M Worker Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (October 24, 2013, 4:17 PM EDT) -- A Los Angeles federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved a $1 million settlement for a class of workers that claims the now-bankrupt visual effects studio behind “Life of Pi” breached the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act when it didn’t pay them after the company shut down.

The Oscar-winning Rhythm & Hues Inc. agreed to pay at least $1 million to the workers out of its bankruptcy estate, ending six months of adversary proceedings in which a pair of visual effects artists led a battle over...
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