TITLE

MPH donning 'Wedding' suit over pic's take

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, Ray; Pryor, Peter
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;7/8/2003, Vol. 379 Issue 21, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
MPH Entertainment, the production company that first optioned Nia Vardalos' screenplay for 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding,' has filed suit against the writer-actress, HBO, Gold Circle Films and Playtone, claiming that it has seen no profits from the film. In a complaint filed July 1, Jim Milio, Melissa Jo Peltier and Mark Hufhail, the three principals in MPH, contend they are owed 3% of the actual profits from the picture but have received nothing to date save for an accounting statement for the $5 million picture that said the film had lost $20.6 million as of March 31.
ACCESSION #
10329319

 

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