Legal Troubles for Capitol Execs

Bergstein, Tutor being sued for $120 million.

Last Updated: November 5, 2009 @ 6:55 AM

Even as Capitol Films pursues international sales for a slate of movies at AFM this week, legal battles for the men who head the company are heating up.

In the latest salvo, executives behind defunct New York hedge fund D.B. Zwirn, which provided most of the money to David Bergstein and his partner Ron Tutor to make and sell movies, filed suit Monday for reimbursement of about $120 million. That money was used by the pair to acquire Capitol for $30 million and ThinkFilm for $25 million as well as to operate a series of companies and produce movies involving high-profile directors and stars.

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