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It's Getting Ugly! Julie Taymor Puts Bono And The Edge On BLAST After Filing Spider-Man Lawsuit!

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Uh-oh! We had a feeling that this whole mess was going to be a little less-than-amicable, but looks like someone isn't wasting any time!

Julie Taymor filed a lawsuit last week regarding her abrupt firing as director from the so-bad-it's-just-bad, accident-prone, $65 million musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, under claims that the production has infringed upon her creative input, and now, she's lashing out at her collaborators, Bono and The Edge, and asserts that they used her as a scapegoat to escape the bad press they were receiving for all of the injuries and delays!

She explains:

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Broadway Spidey Continues To Get Caught In Messy Legal Webs: Producers Fire Back!

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This is turning into a giant web of Broadway heresay and court room drama.

As reported earlier, former Spiderman co-writer Julie Taymor has filed a lawsuit to force the producers of her formal musical to give her the dough she deserves.

The producers

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Julie Taymor Slings A Spidey Lawsuit!

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Poor Julie Taymor!

It must be pretty rough being thrown around in conversations of Broadway Spiderman's many hurdles.

Not only that but she claims she's been missing out on all the sweet gold she deserves for doing her part (albeit a controversial one). And now she's ready to sling it back in the producers' faces.

The Stage Director and Choreographers' Society (SDC) have already filed a claim against the producers for failing to pay Julie her proper royalties earlier this year.

And now Julie is filing some paperwork of her own — a big, fat lawsuit!

Her lawyer states:

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Will Julie Taymor Get A Tony For Spider-Man?

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She can, and that's the point!

Though she was taken off the project after many, many, MANY problems with the show's production, Julie Taymor is actually still eligible to receive a Tony for directing Spider-Man: Turn Out The Dark.

The decision

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Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark Drama Returns…In Arbitration

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At least nobody is likely to get hurt this time around…unless one of the lawyer's accidentally shuts a briefcase on someone's hand. LOLz!

To recap, back in June, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society filed an arbitration claim against Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark producers on behalf of Julie Taymor.

The union claimed that Julie was owed approximately $300,000 in royalties, despite the fact that she was fired from the production.

Now,

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