Julie Taymor sues 'Spider-Man' producers

FILE - In this June 15, 2008 file photo, director Julie Taymor arrives at the 62nd Annual Tony Awards in New York. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file) (AP)

November 8, 2011 12:23:11 PM PST
Director Julie Taymor filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the producers of "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark," alleging they violated her creative rights and haven't compensated her for the work she put into Broadway's most expensive musical.