Ms. Overs, who specializes in making beach and snow sceneries,
broke her wrist when she fell to the studio's
hard floor while sculpting a portion of a lagoon scene on a raised beach set.
Ms. Overs, a former employee of Jim Henson's Creature Shop and a "
"highly-prized" artist, worked on the 1987 Superman IV, the original Dune,
the sci-fi classic Aliens, and the Bond film GoldenEye.
She is suing for £150,000, claiming that the fall has destroyed the last years of a career that needs dexterous finger motions because she can no longer even button and zip clothing or tie shoes.
The business created to produce the Disney film, Sandcastle Pictures Ltd,