ANITRA MUHAMMAD ET AL VS DISNEY CHARACTER VOICES INC ET AL

Case No.: BC598492    



Background

In BC598492, on October 21, 2015, plaintiff Antria Muhammad, as guardian ad litem for Kiara Muhammad, a minor, filed a complaint against defendants Disney Character Voices, Inc. and Studiopolis, Inc. for (1) breach of contract, (2) waiting time penalties under Labor Code section 203, and (3) accounting. According to the allegations, defendants failed to timely pay plaintiff’s wages, pay her a certain percentage of merchandising receipts, and render an accounting for their net profits. On July 14, 2016, the clerk entered dismissal of all claims against Disney, and the first and second causes of action against Studiopolis pursuant to plaintiff’s request.

In BC636863, on October 11, 2016, plaintiff filed a complaint and on January 20, 2017, the operative first amended complaint against Disney and Studiopolis for (1) breach of contract and (2) accounting based on a virtually identical claim to a portion of merchandising profits.