LOS ANGELES – A British director and several British companies involved in the creation of Madonna's European TV concert special (search) have sued the singer, alleging she still owes more than $300,000 in directing and production fees.
The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleges that Madonna (search) owes director Hamish Hamilton and The Rude Corp. $175,000 for work on a TV special of the singer's 2004 European "Reinvention Tour." (search)
Hamilton alleges in the lawsuit that he traveled to shows in New York, Florida, California, Nevada, France and England as part of his contract and scouted locations in Portugal for the TV special.
The lawsuit also alleges that Madonna owes Done and Dusted Ltd. more than $155,000 for expenses incurred during preproduction and production work on the program.