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Posted: December 13, 2013 at 5:50 a.m.

Bob and Harvey Weinstein escalated a legal dispute over their claim to a share in the proceeds from the new Hobbit films by Warner Bros. with a lawsuit filed in a New York state court Tuesday. The brothers shared in the income from the 2012 film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey thanks to an agreement under which they sold film rights to J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth fantasies before founding their current studio, the Weinstein Co.

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