Hollywood

Forget the Lawsuit, The Movie Must Go On

Hollywood relationships can be awkward--especially when love dies. Years ago at Sony Pictures, manager BRAD GREY set up GARRY SHANDLING'S upcoming movie What Planet Are You From? with himself as a producer. But by the time filming started, Shandling was suing Grey for $100 million, claiming that his former manager-producer had cut him out of all kinds of deals. With the trial set to start any minute, the studio faced an expensive hiatus--more than $1 million a week--while Shandling went to court. Sony, which recently bought part of Grey's production company, asked its new partner to delay the court date. But...

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