April 18, 2018 / 12:20 AM / 8 months ago

Movie producers say Weinstein Co 'cover-up' cause to scrap deal

Producers of a movie based on the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India have sued The Weinstein Co to undo a distribution agreement ahead of the bankrupt film studio’s sale, citing abuse allegations against co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

The studio knew Weinstein’s alleged sexual harassment and misconduct was a “ticking time bomb” and kept quiet about it during talks on their $10 million deal, Hotel Mumbai Pty Ltd (HMPL) said in an adversary complaint filed on Monday in studio’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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