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'Spider-Man' legal battle with Julie Taymor gets new trial date
'Spider-Man' legal battle with Julie Taymor gets new trial date

The expected legal settlement between the producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and director Julie Taymor has failed to materialize, leading a federal judge in New York to set a new trial date for the ongoing battle. Judge Katherine B. Forrest has ordered that a trial date be set for May 28 in New York. The order, which is dated Friday, states that the two parties have until May 1 for the discovery process. The news was first reported Tuesday by the New York Times. In August, the two sides of the case reached an agreement in principle but a formal settlement was apparently never reached. FULL COVERAGE: 2013 Spring arts preview Taymor was...

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