Spinal Tap creators hit out at Vivendi’s “distracting and obfuscatory conduct”

The creators of ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ have responded to Vivendi’s response to their $400 million lawsuit, mainly focusing on the termination right element of the case.

Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Rob Reiner all accuse Vivendi – which controls the ‘Spinal Tap’ movie via its StudioCanal business and the soundtrack via Universal Music – of misreporting financial information about the cult film and its spin offs in order to short-change the four creators who had a profit-share arrangement with the original producer.

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http://www.completemusicupdate.com/article/spinal-tap-creators-hit-out-at-vivendis-distracting-and-obfuscatory-conduct/

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