MGM, Fox Hit With Breach Suit Over 'Weekend At Bernie's'

Law360, Los Angeles (January 28, 2014, 3:55 PM EST) -- MGM Holdings Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. owe the writer and director of “Weekend at Bernie's” hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and profits generated by the cult movie, according to a breach-of-contract suit filed Friday in California state court.

Robert Klane and Ted Kotcheff claim they haven't been paid any of the royalties to which they are entitled pursuant to written contractual agreements after delivering “one of the most hilarious and endearing goofball comedies of the 80's.”

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