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'Spring Breakers'

Investor Sues Producers ...

Wild Bikini Flick Stiffed Me

5/6/2014 5:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson parading around in bikinis did absolutely NOTHING for one man ... who claims he got swindled big-time by producers of the movie "Spring Breakers."

In a lawsuit, Wicks Walker says he put up $700K for the film, and was told producers needed his money immediately or they would lose their stars -- namely James Franco, Gomez and Hudgens

In the docs, Walker claims it's doubtful the flick would've been made without his cash.

But Walker says he hasn't seen a dime of the profits ... even though the movie has taken in just over $14 mil in the U.S. Walker claims the producers siphoned off money that should have been returned to investors ... and used it to line their own pockets.

Walker did get an "Executive Producer" credit -- as well as a $483K tax credit -- but is now suing for nearly $1.4 million of the profits.

16 COMMENTS

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1.

Joshua    

"Sprannnngggg Breakkkk, Sprannnggggg Breakkkk."

"Look at my sh!t, Look at my sh!t!"

113 days ago
2.

Brian    

Maybe there was no profits. Movies cost a lot to make. More than just the stars. There's hundreds to even thousands of people involved. If it only made $14 million in the US it could still be a money loser.

113 days ago
3.

Rhubino    

I won't say it's a great movie, but edgier and better than I expected and unpredictable. Worth a look IMO.

113 days ago
4.

Dog And Pony    

A fool and his money ...

113 days ago
5.

boo boo    

He shoulda kept his $$ and I shoulda kept that hour and a half of my life - that crap was the WORST!!!!

113 days ago
6.

Rigby    

Lol who even saw this movie? Haha pathetic

113 days ago
7.

Clytemnestra    

Hollywood bookkeeping practices have been infamous since the silent era. The only business that can spend ten million making and promoting a movie, have a hundred million in gross receipts and then claim the movie lost money so there are no profits to share. No exaggeration.

113 days ago
8.

lourdgoogoo    

Typical Hollywood accounting. They always find a way to show how a movie loses money, regardless of the box office take and video sales.

112 days ago
9.

L. Ron Hubbard -Scientologist    

The only "stiffening" one could get from this lousy film was the watching the threesome in the pool.

112 days ago
10.

jamesbarnett    

FOLLOW me on twitter @JamesXBarnett

111 days ago

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