Activision sues to stop Jack Black game
Activision Entertainment Holdings sued game developer Double Fine Productions in Santa Monica, Calif., on Wednesday. The lawsuit claims that Double Fine transferred rights owned by Activision to Electronic Arts, which plans to release the game later this year.
Activision claims it still has a valid contract to release the game and has invested roughly $15 million in it.
Phone and e-mail messages left for Double Fine and Electronic Arts representatives weren't immediately returned.
"Brutal Legend" features Black as a heavy-metal roadie transported to a mythical world to fight evil. It's been heavily promoted at this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo.
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