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The Weinstein Co. Sued Over Distribution Of ‘The Founder’ By FilmNation And Its Subsidiary

The Weinstein Co. was sued by the co-fi company (and subsidiary) of FilmNation, which financed the Michael Keaton starring The Founder claiming in a lawsuit that it (Speedee Distribution) had an agreement that no film would be released within a week before or after the biopic about Ray Kroc. Speedee Distribution — a single purpose entity established by FilmNation — put up most of the $25M total budget for the film.
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