Talent Agency Files $1 Million Claim Against Dead Director Tony Scott’s Estate

Talent Agency Files $1 Million Claim Against Dead Director Tony Scott’s Estate
Entertainment
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

It looks as if famous movie director Tony Scott is going to have some money taken away from his estate. Scott’s old talent agency is suing the deceased director for  over $1 million in commissions.

CAA filed the creditor’s claim against Scott for owing $70,426 in commissions for “Unstoppable,” $450,000 for “Man on Fire,” $110,096 for “The Taking of Pelham 123,” $400,000 for “Deja Vu,” and $10,000 for some video game project.

In total, CAA says Scott’s estate owes $1,040,522. The scary thing is Scott made more than enough to pay these commissions and not ever have to worry about being sued while in the grave.

Tony Scott made the following from the projects in question:

“Man on Fire” — $8 million
“Unstoppable” — $4.5 million
“The Taking of Pelham 123″ — $9.5 million
“Deja Vu” — $10 million
Video game — $250,000

And let’s be clear this is just what Scott made as a base salary, this does not include any revenue sharing related to these projects that are based on success. It’s not clear Scott really owes the money to his talent agency or if they are just trying to collect money from a dead man’s estate, but either way Scott and his estate have enough money to throw around.

Andrew Alvez | Elite.

TMZ

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Andrew Alvez

Andrew is a sports authority. One of the most knowledgeable sports journalists in the industry. Andrew boasts his two degrees in Communication and English to credit his writing ability. As a co-editor and writer Andrew tries his best to better the Sports page every time he graces the illustrious pages of Elite Daily.

More In Entertainment

Entertainment Max Joseph

Why The Comic Book Industry Desperately Needs To Integrate Diversity Of Superheros

It’s time that the casting of high-profile superhero roles, which don’t inherently call for characters of a certain ethnicity, reflect the diversity of contemporary American life. On Monday, Donald Glover was cast as the voice of Miles Morales in an animated adaptation of the “Ultimate Universe Spider-Man” comic book. Morales is a half-black, half-Latino, teenage Spidey superfan […]

TV Jen Ruiz

3 Reasons Why Lauren Parsekian’s Kind Campaign Could Disarm Mean Girls Everywhere

Aaron Paul might have been a big winner at the Emmy Awards this past Monday, but the spotlight has since been shining on his wife, Lauren Parsekian. Thanks to Paul’s unexpected shout out, Parsekian’s anti-bullying organization, Kind Campaign, is receiving some much-deserved attention. In his acceptance speech for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama, and in true, […]

Also On Elite

Life

4 Ways To Ensure Your Parents’ Divorce Won’t Affect Your Future Marriage

Millennials understand nothing better than the broken relationship. As children, we saw it, heard it and felt it each day. Some of us continue to feel it, either from our parents’ unwillingness to let go of their own pain or from doubt regarding our own relationships. Our parents’ divorces still leave us feeling broken, propped […]

Success

The Most Ridiculous Things People Put On Their Résumés This Year

Being creative in order to stand out on your résumé can be a good thing; however, if you decide to be too outrageous, you may soon find yourself on this list. Since 1966, staffing firm Robert Half International has been publishing the most ridiculous things it’s witnessed on applicants’ résumés, applications and cover letters. These […]

World

60-Year-Old Man Becomes Professional Dancer To Honor His Wife Who Passed Away

Glenn Bruno, 60, got the chance to live out his dream of being a professional dancer, thanks to London-based music producer Alex Metric. Metric casted Bruno for the music video to his song, “Heart Weighs A Ton,” and Bruno’s reasons for wanting to become a dancer are profound. The love of my life Robin passed […]