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Walt Disney executive takes studio to Court

MUMBAI: A former executive vice president of Walt Disney Pictures Glen Lajeski has filed a lawsuit against the studio in state court alleging that his contract was breached when he was fired by the company last June. Lajeski was involved in movie music marketing at Walt Disney Pictures
 
Lajeski began his tenure with Disney in 1996 as vice president of music marketing. The suit says that during his time with the company, he spearheaded the success of the soundtrack for O Brother, Where Art Thou? and also worked on soundtracks for such films as Coyote Ugly, Pirates of the Caribbean and Armageddon.
 
Lajeski was ultimately promoted to the title of executive vice president, music/creative marketing. His most recent contract with the company began on 2 January, 2008.
 
The suit says that Lajeski was fired on or about June 15 "without specifying any cause for the termination and providing no opportunity to cure." I further goes on to say that the marketing personal’s employment contract was not set to expire until 1 January, 2013.

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PVR acquires minority stake in US luxury theatre chain

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Inox reports increase in revenue, profits for second quarter

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