Mad Max: Fury Road Director Sues Warner Bros., Delaying Sequel

Mad Max: Fury Road Director Sues Warner Bros., Delaying Sequel
It looks like that Mad Max: Fury Road sequel we've all been hoping for may be on hold, if it happens at all. Director George Miller and his producing partner Doug Mitchell are currently suing Warner Bros., or, more precisely, their production company Kennedy Miller Mitchell is suing Warner Bros., over money they're said to be owed contractually for Mad Max: Fury Road. The studio disagrees, so the matter needs to be settled in court.

The dispute, according to Justice David Hammerschlag, hinges on an agreement that states Kennedy Miller Mitchell would receive a $7 million bonus if "the final net cost" of the movie was less than $US157 million. That number was to be determined after certain costs were excluded from calculations. Here's what Justice Hammerschlag had to say about the dispute.

"On [Warner Bros'] calculations, Mad Max went over budget. If these calculations are right, [Kennedy Miller Mitchell] does not get a bonus. [But the production company] claims
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