Stranger Issues creators, The Duffer Brothers, and Netflix are being sued for copyright infringement over the hit present.
In a lawsuit filed earlier this week, Irish Rover Leisure alleges that Netflix and The Duffer Brothers stole the thought for Stranger Issues from a script from an unproduced movie generally known as Totem, written by Jeffrey Kennedy. The lawsuit alleges that the Netflix present copied “plot, sequence, characters, theme, dialogue, temper, and setting, in addition to copyrighted idea artwork.” The hyperlink between the 2 tasks is a person named Aaron Sims who allegedly labored carefully with Jeffrey Kennedy in the course of the writing of Totem and was later employed to do idea artwork for Stranger Issues and cited numerous examples of similarities between the 2.
A consultant of Netflix outright denies the declare and says that Jeffery Kennedy had been making an attempt to get some sort of repay from the corporate for years and that the Duffer Brothers got here up with Stranger Factors on their very own:
“Mr. Kennedy has been peddling these far-fetched conspiracy theories for years, regardless that Netflix has repeatedly defined to him that The Duffer Brothers had by no means heard of him or his unpublished script till he started threatening to sue them. After we refused to offer in to his calls for for a payoff, he filed this baseless lawsuit. There is no such thing as a scarcity of people that wish to declare credit score for creating ‘Stranger Issues.’ However the fact is the present was independently conceived by The Duffer Brothers, and is the results of their creativity and arduous work.”
What do you all make of this lawsuit? Might the Duffer Brothers have taken their concepts from Stranger Issues from this script? Tell us what you assume within the feedback beneath!
Right here is the official synopsis for the third season of Stranger Issues:
“It’s 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and summer time’s heating up. College’s out, there’s a model new mall on the town, and the Hawkins crew are on the cusp of maturity. Romance blossoms and complicates the group’s dynamic, and so they’ll have to determine easy methods to develop up with out rising aside. In the meantime, hazard looms. When the city’s threatened by enemies outdated and new, Eleven and her buddies are reminded that evil by no means ends; it evolves. Now they’ll need to band collectively to outlive, and keep in mind that friendship is at all times stronger than concern.”
Stranger Issues stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, and Cara Buono.
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