Producer, actors lose appeal in Weinstein Co. bankruptcy

RANDALL CHASE AP Business Writer DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge in Delaware has rejected an appeal by the producer and stars of the film "Silver Linings Playbook" stemming from a ruling in The Weinstein Co. bankruptcy case. The judge on Friday upheld the bankruptcy court's decision in a lawsuit filed against producer Bruce Cohen by Spyglass Media Group. Spyglass bought The Weinstein Co.'s assets in bankruptcy for $289 million in 2018. The suit against Cohen was seen as a test case to determine how to handle claims asserted by several Hollywood stars who said they were owed royalties and profit participation payments from various film and television projects. Spyglass sought and received a court ruling that Cohen's production contract for "Silver Linings" was not executory, mean
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