WatchmenWatch: Settlement status report filed; hearing today

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WatchmenWatch: Settlement status report filed; hearing today

Thu Jan 15, 2009 @ 09:39AM PST

By Eriq Gardner


Watchmencomic The parties involved in the "Watchmen" dispute filed a notice of settlement status yesterday in court, making it official that settlement talks are making progress.

According to the filing, the parties are "continuing to address a few remaining settlement issues" and have requested a hearing today at 3:30 PM "to report on a final resolution or, alternatively, to discuss how to proceed on January 20, 2009." Nothing like deadlines to get the ball rolling.

Here's the filed status report.

UPDATED: The hearing is now scheduled for tomorrow at 9:30 am, at which point the parties will announce they have settled the case.

2ND UPDATE: Warners and Fox are still denying the settlement is final. But bottom line, it's all done except for the signatures.

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