Julie Taymor and ‘Spider-Man’ Producers Reach Settlement

April 10, 2013 3:33 PM

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Julie Taymor and ‘Spider-Man’ Producers Reach Settlement

After more than a year of brinkmanship at the negotiating table, the producers of the Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” and their former director, Julie Taymor, announced on Wednesday that they had reached a settlement in their acrimonious legal battle over profits, copyright claims, and artistic credit for $75 million show, the most expensive in history.

The two sides disclosed the settlement together in a joint statement, a rare moment of accord in a once-close relationship that ruptured in March 2011 when the producers fired Ms. Taymor because of disagreements over making major changes to the show, which was generating negative buzz during a probl...

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