Movie moguls sue Warner Brothers for “Hobbit” breach of contract

The Weinsteins and Miramax believe Warner Brothers owes them damages through the terms of a former sale contract

Harvey Weinstein photo via Wikipedia

We all know The Hobbit, that Tolkien classic where a ragtag group of down-on-their-luck beings travel long ways to finally realize their dream and file a $75 million breach of contract claim in New York Supreme Court.

Haven’t heard that version of the story? Well, movie moguls Harvey and Ben Weinstein are looking to change the narrative just as “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” hits movie theaters worldwide.

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