Watchmen Trial In January

Los Angeles federal judge Gary Allen Feess has set a January 6th trial date for the Fox/Warner Bros. “Watchmen” lawsuit reports the trades.

During a meeting between attorneys on Tuesday, the judge set the date for discovery and deposition proceedings throughout the rest of this year.

Feess admits the issues are too complex to be resolved on an interim basis, he wants the case to move quickly and has already asked for expedited discovery.

Warner Bros. Pictures has not however backed away from the March 6th release date for the film.