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‘Chicago’ Creatives Sue Miramax Over Profits

Nicole Fosse, John Kander, Fred Ebb’s heirs claim they’re owed $12 million

The creatives behind the original Broadway musical "Chicago" are accusing Miramax of some accounting theatrics in connection with the hit 2002 film.

Nicole Fosse, heir to director/choreographer/co-writer Bob Fosse, along with composer John Kander and the estate of late lyricist Fred Ebb, on Wednesday sued Miramax and Walt Disney Pictures, claiming they’ve been shortchanged by more than $12 million from "the old razzle-dazzle" approach to accounting for profits from the Best Picture winner.

Read more in the Hollywood Reporter.