Warner Bros and Fox are “close” to reaching a settlement over Watchmen, according to sources close to the studios.
Said sources claimed that negotiations got serous during the weekend. Both parties met behind closed doors Monday in a LA federal court to discuss the details.
We thought that things were serious beforehand, what with hundreds of millions of dollars being at stake. Better late than never, we suppose…
Fox to distribute
A federal judge has also ruled that Fox are entitled to the distribution rights. The movie is still scheduled by Warner Bros for March 6.
Neither Fox nor Warner Bros have issued comments on the discussions, but it sounds like we should expect something soon. We'll keep you posted.
[Source: The Hollywood Reporter]