LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director and producer John Singleton is suing Paramount Pictures and MTV Films for at least $20 million, claiming fraud and breach of contract.
In a complaint filed Wednesday in
Singleton attorney Martin Singer responded by saying that the director's work on "Abduction" began after the
"For Paramount to try to make his work on that film an issue now — having never raised it before — is typical of the lengths to which the studio will go in its desperate attempt to evade its legal and moral responsibilities," Singer said in a statement Thursday.
Singleton is demanding a jury trial.