‘Walking Dead’ Creator Robert Kirkman Scores Early 2020 Mini-Trial In Profits Battle With AMC

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‘Walking Dead’ Creator Robert Kirkman Scores Early 2020 Mini-Trial In Profits Battle With AMC
Robert Kirkman and his fellow The Walking Dead executive producers may have been late to the game compared to Frank Darabont when it came to taking AMC to court over profits from the zombie apocalypse series, but it looks like the creator will be first to trial next year.

At least a mini-trial that could see the whole matter resolved.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Daniel Buckley ruled Wednesday that Twd creator Kirkman can have a mini-trial starting February 10 to resolve contract interpretations with the cabler. The so-called min-trial is expected to last 2-3 weeks.

That means the creator and executive producer will see at least part of the August 2017 case he filed with fellow EPs Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert and Charles Eglee,

plus former showrunner Glenn Mazzara, in motion about four months before Twd’s first showrunner Darabont’s more that $300 million case has its scheduled trial start
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