Tarantino Says Weinstein Company Owes Him $4.5 Million USD in Royalties

Along with actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt and more.

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With the bankruptcy auction for the assets of The Weinstein Company set for May 4, Quentin Tarantino and a group of celebrities recently filed an objection to the sale. The objection and bankruptcy procedures comes after a series of a sexual abuse and harassment allegations made against former studio head Harvey Weinstein.

The cult director is noting that he is owed around $4.5 million USD in royalties for the last four film projects he did for the company. According to reports, Tarantino currently is asking for $300,000 USD for Grindhouse, $575,000 USD for Inglourious Basterds, $1.25 million USD for Django Unchained and $2.5 million USD for The Hateful Eight. Actors like Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Murray, Rachel McAdams and more have also made a bid to stop the sale noting they are owed payment for their work in a series of Weinstein Co. productions.

Stay tuned for more details as the story develops.

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