ComingSoon offers us the good news:
Warner Bros. and Twentieth Century Fox have resolved their dispute regarding the rights to the upcoming motion picture Watchmen in a confidential settlement. Warner Bros acknowledges that Fox acted in good faith in bringing its claims, which were asserted prior to the start of principal photography. Fox acknowledges that Warner Bros. acted in good faith in defending against those claims Warner Bros. and Fox, like all Watchmen fans, look forward with great anticipation to this film’s March 6 release in theatres.
It appears that this Larry Gordon fella turned out to be the sore spot over all of this confusion and many lawyers are now turning their hurtful gaze in his direction. Right from the very begining this has had Gordon written all over it. WB was certain that they recovered the rights to their property, Fox was not so convinced.
Now the movie will be released on schedule, Fox and the Brothers Warner are playing nice and they will deal with Gordon on their own time.