Staten Island film producer, action movie star, settle out of court on $60M suit


A six-year legal battle between Staten Island filmmaker Julius Nasso and action movie actor Steven Seagal was put to rest last Monday, when the two agreed to settle out of court and Nasso agreed to drop his $60-million suit against Seagal for an alleged breach of contract.

“This civil case was about vindication and getting my reputation back,” Nasso told the Advance this morning. “I am relieved after six years of civil litigation that Steven and I have cleared up our misunderstandings, reached an amicable resolution and settled our differences.”Both Nasso and Seagal declined to comment on the the monetary details, but Nasso said “I got a lot more than I expected. I am very pleased.” A report in today’s Los Angeles Times said Nasso will drop the lawsuit in exchange for $500,000 from Seagal.

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