Like in any great theater production, the conflict between director Julie Taymor and the producers of the Broadway production of Spider-Man peaked in intensity just before the resolution. A tentative deal settling a dispute over her role in the musical was disclosed in a document filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan. It said the case could be reopened within two months if the agreement breaks down. Settlement terms were not released.
Dale Cendali, lead attorney for the producers, said she could not comment on the agreement in principle, except to confirm that it was reached Thursday. READ FULL STORY »