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Bench Warrant Ordered for Bergstein

Producer failed to appear in L.A. Superior Court this afternoon

A bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of embattled Hollywood executive David Bergstein after he failed to appear Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court to explain what assets he has to pay off more than $1 million owed to a Las Vegas casino.

Bergstein, who is battling a bankruptcy court order that placed five of his companies (including ThinkFilm) under the control of a trustee, was represented in court in by an attorney, but he did not personally appear as Judge Matthew St. George had ordered.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.