Disney says ‘no merit’ to Malaysia resort company lawsuit


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 29 Nov 2018

Genting Theme Park is pictured at Genting Highland Resort in Pahang, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Image: AP Photo/Yam G-Jun

KUALA LUMPUR (AP): Resort developer Genting Malaysia’s lawsuit seeking $1bil (RM4.2bil) in damages from Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment Group for alleged breach of contract related to a theme park, is “without merit,” Disney said Tuesday.

The lawsuit filed Monday in the Central California District Court cites damages from Fox’s withdrawal from an agreement set in 2013 to license its intellectual property for a Fox World theme park in Resort World Genting, a sprawling facility perched on a mountain in Malaysia.

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