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Tony Scott's agents seek $1M in unpaid fees

Scott died after leaping from a Los Angeles bridge in August

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  • Published: 12:42 January 31, 2013
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  • FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2010 file photo, director Tony Scott arrives at the premiere of "Unstoppable" in Los Angeles. Creative Artists Agency filed a $1 million claim against Scott's estate on Jan. 28, 2013, for commissions owed for his directing films such as "Unstoppable" and "The Taking of Pelham 123." (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, File)

Tony Scott's agents are seeking $1 million in fees they say they are owed for the deceased director's work on films such as "Unstoppable" and "Man on Fire."

The Creative Artists Agency filed a creditor's claim against the director's estate on Monday.

Scott died after leaping from a Los Angeles bridge in August.

The filing seeks a 10 per cent share of Scott's earnings to direct "The Taking of Pelham 123," ''Unstoppable," and "Deja Vu." CAA is also seeking residual payments for "Man on Fire," which Scott directed for $7 million plus a $1 million producing fee.

The filings state "Deja Vu" earned Scott $10 million, and he received a $9.5 million salary for the "Pelham 123" remake.

An attorney for Scott's estate declined comment through a secretary.

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