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Woody Allen arrived in court today to begin proceedings against American Apparel. Allen's suing the clothing chain for $10 million for unauthorized usage of his image on their billboards in NY and LA. Jury selection is to begin Monday. "American Apparel lawyers have called the $10 million demand 'outrageous,' especially since the billboards were taken down after a week. They also have threatened to call Allen's former longtime companion, actress Mia Farrow, and his current wife, Soon-Yi Previn, as witnesses to show that his image has already been devalued by scandal." [NYP; Previously]