Thursday April 2, 2020

Lights, camera, litigation: the epic €25 million battle

Makers of TV series Vikings and Love/Hate seek High Court wind-up as legal dispute rages on

10th July, 2016
The enormous success of Vikings caused W2 director Winfried Hammacher to query Octagons stated earnings

The shareholders of Octagon Films, the maker of hit television shows including Love/Hate and Vikings, have petitioned the High Court to wind up the company.

The shareholders are claiming that the petition is beingmade on “just and equitable” grounds relating to the ongoing litigation. The petition will be heard in October.

The move will be vigorously opposed by German film finance company W2 Productions, which claims to be owed at least €25...

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