New Zealand Lord of the Rings Actors Sue New Line Cinema

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New Zealand Lord of the Rings Actors Sue New Line Cinema

Postby Guest » Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:00 am

<span class="articleThumb floatright"><a href="javascript:openGalleryItemWindow('http://www.theonering.com/gallery/item.sd?iid=8984',740,560,8984);"><img src="http://www.theonering.com/images/medialibrary/151.jpg_thumb.jpg"></a><span class="articleThumbCaption">Mark Ferguson as Gil-Galad</span></span><em>Variety</em> is reporting that 15 New Zealand actors are suing New Line Cinema to recover money they say they are owed for the merchandising of the films.<p>Filed May 30 in Los Angeles Superior Court, the actors claim they should have received 5% of "net merchandising revenue" split among all actors whose characters are portrayed on the merchandise.</p><p>Those filing the suit are:</p><ul><li>Noel Appleby (Everard Proudfoot)
</li><li>Jed Brophy (Orc)
</li><li>Mark Ferguson (Gil-Galad)
</li><li>Ray Henwood</li><li>Bruce Hopkins (Gamling)
</li><li>William Johnson</li><li>Nathaniel Lees (Ugluk)
</li><li>Sarah McLeod (Rosie Cotton)
</li><li>Ian Mune (Bounder)
</li><li>Paul Norell (King of the Dead)
</li><li>Craig Parker (Haldir)</li><li>Robert Pollock (Orc)
</li><li>Martyn Sanderson (Gate Keeper)
</li><li>Peter Tait (Shagrat)
</li><li>Stephan Ure (Grishnakh and Gorbag)
</li></ul>
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Postby Razorback » Thu Jun 07, 2007 7:17 pm

New Line is making a lot of friends...
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Postby Calma » Sat Jun 09, 2007 3:24 pm

How selfish can people get?
I don't understand what has gotten into the powers that be at New Line.

Well, save for greed, that is.
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Postby ElflingImp » Thu Jul 05, 2007 4:24 pm

:angry: More like New lLies Cinema
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