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A big, fat 'Greek' lawsuit A lawsuit brought by Nia Vardalos regarding profits for the movie she wrote and starred in, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," was referred Monday to mediation. Vardalos and her co-producers, Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, maintain that Gold Circle Films, co-financier of the hit 2002 film, owes them a share of profits that they claim have gone unpaid. If they can prove fraud, they also are entitled to seek punitive damages. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Yvette M. Palazuelos told them to try mediation but set a trail date of Jan. 20 in case that fails. In addition to Gold Circle, which is backed by billionaire Norm Waitt Jr.,...

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