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Jumping into the "Dieter" imbroglio, Imagine Entertainment has sued comedian Mike Myers, alleging he breached a separate deal with the producer when he pulled out of the Universal Pictures comedy last month.
Imagine, headed by producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, alleges that in March, when Myers renegotiated his "Dieter" deal with U following the success of Austin Powers sequel "The Spy Who Shagged Me," Imagine also kicked in "a significant part" of its own fee.
The breach-of-contract suit, in which Imagine seeks $30 million in damages based on its estimated gross participation, was filed July 6 in L.A. Superior Court.
The Imagine suit follows a …