'Rock of Ages' Broadway Producer Sues Over Movie Version

Carl Levin of Eleven Entertainment filed a breach of oral contract lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, claiming that he's owed more than $400,000 from the movie, which will star Tom Cruise, Malin Akerman and Russell Brand, and is slated for a June 2012 release.

According to the suit, he and business partner Matt Weaver conceived of and produced the Broadway production of "Rock of Ages," and were paid, along with partner Scott Prisand, a producer's fee of $1.25 million by New Line Cinema for the movie version. Levin claims that, under a previous agreement with Weaver, they had agreed to divide the proceeds from all of their ventures, with Levin receiving one third and Weaver and his other partners receiving the rest. Read More....


http://www.thewrap.com/article/rock-ages-broadway-producer-sues-over-movie-version-28865

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