Uma Thurman Settles £6M ‘Eloise’ Lawsuit

Uma Thurman is keen to get Eloise up and running again. What’s not clear is whether Thurman will continue starring as Eloise’s long-suffering nanny or turn producer. Thurman had hired Bert Fields, Hollywood’s most feared showbiz lawyer, to represent her against London-based Handmade. She argued that not only had Handmade not paid her an agreed £2.8 million pay-or-play fee, but that she’d also lost earnings waiting for Eloise to start. Now Thurman has settled her £6 million ($10 million) lawsuit against Handmade Films.

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