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Camarillo, Calif.-based vid distrib Goldhil Home Media Intl. has filed suit against Santa Monica-based Tango Entertainment, alleging that Tango improperly terminated a contract between the companies in mid-June.

In the suit filed July 1 in Los Angeles Superior Court, Goldhil claims Tango senior VP of finance Victor Elizalde prematurely ended a 26-month contract under which Goldhil was Tango’s exclusive U.S. video distributor. Suit also alleges that Tango accepted a $100,000 advance from Goldhil and then ordered Goldhil to stop taking orders for Tango product.

Preliminary proceedings are set for Oct. 11 in Santa Monica.

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