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