Tommy Lee Jones sues producers for unpaid feesSeptember 9th, 2008 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tommy Lee Jones has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the studio bosses behind “No Country for Old Men” over unpaid fees. The star claims Paramount Pictures executives promised him “significant box-office bonuses” but failed to pay up after the Oscar-winning movie grossed an estimated $159 million worldwide, reports Hollywood.com.
According to website TMZ.com, Jones agreed to take a reduced upfront fee for the role of Sheriff Ed Tom Bell on the condition of the bonuses. Paramount Pictures heads are yet to comment on the legal action.