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Woody Allen Sues Amazon for Ending Movie Deal

According to the complaint, Allen finished a film that Amazon never released

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    Woody Allen Sues Amazon for Ending Movie Deal
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    In this Wednesday, May 11, 2016, file photo, director Woody Allen poses for photographers during a photo call for the film Cafe Society, at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France.

    Filmmaker Woody Allen is suing Amazon for at least $68 million, saying that the company ended a four-picture movie deal last year after old accusations against him resurfaced in the press.

    The lawsuit, filed Thursday, says that Amazon knew about a "25-year-old" allegation before signing with Allen in 2017, but still used it as an excuse to back out of the deal.

    Amazon did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

    Allen's daughter, Dylan Farrow, has said that Allen molested her in an attic in 1992 when she was 7-years-old, which Allen has denied. Farrow talked about the allegations in a TV interview for the first time in 2018. The lawsuit doesn't mention Farrow by name.

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    According to the complaint, Allen finished a film that Amazon never released.