Woody Allen settles $68-million contract lawsuit against Amazon Studios

Woody Allen settles $68-million contract lawsuit against Amazon Studios

With a new film took the steam box office overseas, Woody Allen has ended his $ 68 million lawsuit against Amazon.

Amazon shelved the release of "A Rainy Day in New York" in 2018, and then abandon a deal for three more movies.

Allen, 83, filed a $68 million breach of agreement lawsuit from the studio in February, professing they pulled out of the offer devoid of trigger just after daughter Dylan Farrow's abuse allegations resurfaced.

The conditions of the settlement had been not disclosed.

In response, Allen said that Amazon fully understood Dylan Farrow's allegations when signing the deal. Allen has long denied the allegations and has faced criminal activity emanating from the investigation of his claims.

Allen's attorneys and lawyers for Amazon filed a joint petition dispersing the case on Friday night.

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In a motion to dismiss part of Allen's suit, Amazon said his comments effectively sabotaged promotional efforts for his films and undercut the worth of the agreement.

Lawyers for Amazon Studios argued that Allen's comments about the #MeToo movement a year ago "sabotaged" its attempts to promote his new movies.

Amazon countered in court papers that Allen's comments related to the #MeToo movement, which began in late 2017, ensured that the company could never receive the expected benefits from its contract with Allen, justifying its decision to end their relationship.

"A Rainy Day in New York" was released overseas, but not in the U.S. Allen's career has slowed in recent years, with several actors who had appeared in his films saying they would not work with him again.

It is an unsecured USA distribution.

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