Jackson and his production company, Wingnut Films, are currently embroiled in a legal dispute with New Line over royalties from the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
He fumed, “He’s got a quarter of a billion dollars paid to him so far, justifiably, according to contract, completely right.
“And this guy… turns around without wanting to have a discussion with us and sues us and refuses to discuss it unless we just give in to his plan.
Jackson has hit back, explaining: “Our issue with New Line Cinema has only ever been about their refusal to account for financial anomalies that surfaced from a partial audit of The Fellowship of the Ring.
“Contrary to recent comments made by Bob Shaye, we attempted to discuss the issues raised by the Fellowship audit with New Line for over a year, but the studio was, and continues to be, completely uncooperative.
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