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Warren Beatty Sues Tribune Over Dick Tracy Rights

Law360 (November 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- That clever detective Dick Tracy has battled his share of mobsters and crooks, but now, in a bid to hang on to the copyright that covers the character, the man who most recently played him on the big screen is waging a different type of battle.

Actor and movie producer Warren Beatty fired off a complaint against Tribune Media Services Inc. on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, seeking declaratory judgment that he fulfilled his part of a decades-old contract...
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