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Michael Madsen Sued for Walking Away From 'Vigilante'

December 16, 2010 (2:54 am) GMT
Director Douglas Green files legal paper against Michael Madsen for breach of contract and he's demanding more than $100,000 in damages.
Michael Madsen

has been hit with a lawsuit from director Douglas Green over allegations the actor pulled out of a new movie. Green claims the "Reservoir Dogs" star had agreed to a role in his project "Vigilante" and accepted an initial $20,000 fee.

The director alleges Madsen demanded a further $20,000 before filming began but walked away from the movie when Green refused. Green has filed legal papers against Madsen for breach of contract and he's demanding more than $100,000 in damages, according to TMZ.com.

The actor's representative tells the website Madsen is planning to file a counter-suit because he was allegedly never paid the balance of money owed to him.

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