BREAKING NEWS

Deal Reached On Watchmen

Jan. 16 2009, Published 1:45 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

As Radaronline.com predicted yesterday, Warner Brothers and Fox have settled their dispute over the huge superhero flick Watchmen.

Warner Brothers will be able to open the flick on March 6, as planned, but Fox will be an uncredited partner. They get a cash payment somewhere between $5 million and $10 million (way more than the $1.4 million the studio spent planning their own version a few years back).

Article continues below advertisement

Fox also shares in gross profits -- meaning they get about a nickel of every dollar that comes in from theaters, merchandise, videos, sequels and spinoffs.

After all this fuss, we hope it does way better than the last 2 superhero flick releases, the stinkers Punisher: War Zone and The Spirit.

The film was directed by Zack Snyder, who gave us 300.

Advertisement

© Copyright 2022 Radar Media Group LLC. OPERATED BY EMPIRE MEDIA GROUP HOLDINGS LLC. RADAR and RADARONLINE are registered trademarks. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.