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Abigail Breslin accused Aaron Eckhart of behaving in an 'aggressive, demeaning, and unprofessional' manner with her while they were making the movie Classified, and 'refused to be alone' with the actor.
Producers of the film noted the 'wild' claims in an $80,000 lawsuit they filed against the actress, 27, who has not signed a contract allowing them to put out the movie, The Blast reported Thursday after reviewing legal documents.
Producers with Dream Team Studio and WM Holdings said in legal docs filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court that an internal investigation revealed there was no evidence to support the allegations, the outlet reported.
In legal docs, producers said that 'during the course of production, the entire production almost ground to a halt when Breslin advised the production of Eckhart's of aggressive, demeaning, and unprofessional behavior which she insisted placed her at various times in peril.'
Producers said that demands from the Oscar-nominated actress added significant expenses to their bottom line.
The latest: Abigail Breslin, 27, accused Aaron Eckhart, 55, of behaving in an 'aggressive, demeaning, and unprofessional' manner with her while they were making the movie Classified, and 'refused to be alone' with the actor. Pictured in LA in October
'In order for the production to continue, among other things,' producers said in legal docs, 'Breslin refused to be alone in several scenes with Eckhart and costly accommodations had to be made by the production to accommodate Breslin's demands or else Breslin would not continue to perform her contractual obligations.'
The Little Miss Sunshine actress also penned a letter to SAG-AFTRA 'blasting Mr. Eckhart's behavior' and expressing her 'fears' about his conduct.
Producers said in legal docs that they took the allegations seriously and ordered a probe into Eckhart's conduct.
'Due to the obligation under the SAG-AFTRA Adherence Letter, which obligates a producer signatory to "provide a safe