In February 2019, Woody Allen sued Amazon Studios for $68 million.
On Wednesday, Amazon responded to the lawsuit and filed to have portions of the breach of contract dismissed.
According to legal documents originally seen by TheWrap, now witnessed by unCrazed, Amazon believes they are “justified in terminating” the four-film deal which they and Woody signed in 2017.
In their filing it reads, “Allen’s actions and their cascading consequences ensured that Amazon could never possibly receive the benefit of its four-picture agreement (despite already having paid Allen a $10 million advance upon signing),” — furthering, “As a result, Amazon was justified in terminating its relationship with Allen, and plaintiffs ultimately will not recover any of the relief they seek.”
Our knowledge on the situation is this; Amazon is currently seeking to have four of Woody’s causes of action to be dismissed. In the legal documents, they believe the requested causes of action to be dismissed are “duplicative of their central breach claims or otherwise fail as a matter of law.”