VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Supreme Court will hear an appeal of a ruling that actor Kevin Costner did not breach a contract with an artist whom he commissioned to produce a bronze sculpture of bison and American Indians.
Oral arguments are set for Monday.
The Hollywood superstar paid Peggy Detmers $300,000 to make the sculpture in the 1990s for a resort he planned in South Dakota’s Black Hills. The resort was never built but he instead placed the sculpture at his Tatanka attraction near Deadwood.
A judge ruled last summer that this alternative placement did not constitute a breach of contract.
Costner filmed much of his Academy-Award-winning movie “Dances with Wolves” in South Dakota.
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