Harry Shearer sues French studio over ‘Spinal Tap’ profits

    LOS ANGELES – Comedian Harry Shearer is suing a French film company over tens of millions in dollars in profits he says he is owed from the film “This Is Spinal Tap.”

    Shearer’s lawsuit filed in a federal court in Los Angeles on Monday claims that the French company Vivendi S.A. and its subsidiary StudioCanal have withheld profits from the film, its music and its merchandise.

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