Actress Lena Headey, who is understood for her work in fantasy drama tv series Game of Thrones, is being sued for $1.5 million over unpaid fee charges by her former U.Okay. company Troika close to a quantity of tasks together with the upcoming film ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’.
The company claims that Lena Headey, owes them not less than $500,000 — equal to 7 per cent of her charge — for her earnings on the Marvel movie. Variety has confirmed that Lena Headey doesn’t seem within the remaining lower of Thor: Love and Thunder, which stars Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman, and is ready for drop in theatres subsequent week.
As per Variety, Lena Headey was set to play the titular character within the Showtime dramedy series Rita, which is an adaptation of a Danish series of the identical identify. However, the present didn’t safe a series order past its pilot episode by the tv network.
Troika are searching for an account of fee charges owed, an order for Lena Headey to pay the charges, damages for breach of contract, curiosity and reimbursement of legal charges.
In her defence, Lena Headey claims she by no means signed any contract with Troika or with Duff, and that each events have been appearing on an oral settlement fashioned when Duff was nonetheless at Lou Carl Associates within the late Nineteen Nineties. Her filings additionally level out that Troika was by no means Lena Headey’s sole agent, as she can also be represented by CAA within the U.S.
More particularly, Lena Headey disputes that Troika has any declare to fee on Thor: Love and Thunder — which she says got here about after director Taika Waititi approached her instantly.
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