WGA & Luc Besson’s Seaside Productions Reach $1 Million Residuals Settlement

Deadline | 5/9/2018 | David Robb
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The WGA West has reached a $1 million settlement with Luc Besson’s Seaside Productions to cover unpaid residuals on 23 films. Guild records show that the company, which is owned and managed by the French filmmaker, had a “history of contract violations and noncompliance” and has been “inconsistent in paying residuals.”

Besson is perhaps best known as the writer-director of The Fifth Element, Lucy and last year’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, though it’s unclear which films...
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