Actor John Goodman, along with fellow castmembers Christopher Llyod and Jane Leeves, are suing for money allegedly owed them for a holiday performance of A Christmas Carol.
RadarOnline has learned the three thesps, booked over last Christmas at Hollywood’s Kodak Theater for a two-week run of the classic Ebenezer Scrooge story, claim producer Kevin Von Feldt and partner Equity Partners Filmvest owe them $80,000 collectively per their contracts.
On February 20th, Actor’s Equity (the union for stage performers) filed the suit on behalf of the stars, saying producers agreed minimum fees required by the union, as well as 12.5% of gross box office receipts for Goodman and Llyod, and 6% for Leeves.
Von Feldt, in response papers filed in Los Angeles today, asserts that Actor’s Equity has received in excess of $400,000 for production related costs, including the actor’s salaries, and have yet to release payment to its cast.
Veteran actor Goodman rose to fame opposite Roseanne Barr on her long running sitcom. Llyod famously portrayed Back to the Future’s mad scientist, and Leeves played a lovable nurse on Kelsey Grammer’s Frasier.
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