Stallone's Attys Demand Fees For 'Expendables' Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 4, 2014, 10:00 PM EST) -- Sylvester Stallone's attorneys asked a New York federal judge on Tuesday for roughly $300,000 in attorneys' fees and court costs, after the Second Circuit mowed down a suit that claimed the actor stole the idea for the 2010 film “The Expendables.”

The actor's lawyers argued in a memorandum that conspiracy-theory-fueled litigation by Marcus Webb, who alleged that “The Expendables” lifted from his unproduced screenplay “The Cordoba Caper,” caused Stallone enormous expense in district court proceedings as Webb pursued a meritless claim “with a vengeance.”

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Case Title

Webb v. Stallone et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-07517

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Jed S. Rakoff

Date Filed

October 24, 2011

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