Adrien Brody's move to stop the release of director Dario Argento's film "Giallo" has concluded with a settlement between him and the film's producers, according to Deadline.
In November a federal judge blocked the release of "Giallo" after the court found Brody was owed $640,000.
The critically panned murder mystery stars Brody ("King Kong," "The Pianist") as a FBI agent hunting a serial killer in Italy. It was a box office failure that was unable to secure a U.S. theatrical release.
Three Seven Entertainment, Giallo Productions and Hannibal Pictures can now move forward on a DVD release from its U.S. distributor, Maya Entertainment.
"I very much enjoyed the process of making 'Giallo,'" Brody said, "and am happy that things have been resolved and that people can now enjoy seeing the film."
Brody, an Oscar-winning actor, had alleged that producers lied to him in order to stop him from walking off the set after he learned of the film's financial woes and that producers had failed to pay him $640,000 as part of a "pay or play" deal.
He sought a permanent injunction against distribution of the film, the $640,000 he was owed, and $2 million for breach of contract, breach of fair dealing, fraud and misappropriation of his publicity rights.
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