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BEATTY’S WARRIN’ OVER DICK TRACY FILM

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group of producers sued Warren Beatty for $11.5 million and are trying to block the release of his upcoming film "Dick Tracy."

In a suit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, the producers alleged that they own rights to the film, which Beatty is directing and starring in.Beatty, his production company and Universal Pictures are said to be in breach of contract, breach of trust and breach of good faith.

Dick Tracy Productions, Floyd Mutrux, John Dough Corp., Art Linson Productions and Art Linson claim they are owed $545,000 plus 5 percent of the film's net profits.

The lawsuit seeks to stop the film's planned release next summer. It also asks for $1.5 million in general damages and $10 million in punitive damages.