Crouching Tiger, Hidden Lawsuit

4/13/2006 7:06 PM PDT

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Lawsuit

April 13, 2006 7:45PM ET

The Weinstein Company has sued Columbia Pictures, claiming Columbia has no right to the works of Wang Du Lee, the author of a five books including 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.'

The lawsuit, filed Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles Superior Court, claims that Wang's heirs entered into a written agreement in Dec. 2005 with The Weinstein Company for "the option to acquire the motion picture, television, state, publishing and other rights in the Wang Books..." Read more

Court documents