Entertainment Reese Witherspoon Is Being Sued Over ‘Gone Girl’

06:07  08 december  2017
06:07  08 december  2017 Source:   Harper’s BAZAAR

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Reese Witherspoon sued for producing " Gone Girl " which screenwriter says ripped off her work. Weller claims a bunch of similarities they both focus on a married couple's relationship where the husband and wife are slowly drifting apart.

Actresses Reese Witherspoon and Rosamund Pike at the premiere of Gone Girl . According to TMZ, Weller claims Gone Girl , based on Gillian Flynn's novel of the same name, was copied (or at least heavily Culture Commonwealth Leaders to Decide Who Takes Over When Queen Elizabeth II Dies.

A screenwriter has filed a lawsuit against Reese Witherspoon Gillian Flynn, and David Fincher, claiming that Gone Girl was copied by her original work.: Reese Witherspoon Is Being Sued Over ‘Gone Girl’© Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Reese Witherspoon Is Being Sued Over ‘Gone Girl’

Reese Witherspoon's foray into producing has been wildly successful of as late. Credited for “changing Hollywood for women” by the Wall Street Journal, Witherspoon was recently awarded the title 'Entertainment Innovator of the Year'—and for good reason.

Her production company, Hello Sunshine, is the name behind the Emmy-winning TV series Big Little Lies, as well as critically acclaimed films Gone Girl and Wild. Along with her growing lifestyle brand Draper James, Witherspoon has swiftly become a symbol of entrepreneurial empowerment.

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(TMZ) -- Reese Witherspoon got a lot of accolades for producing " Gone Girl " and now she's got a lawsuit. Weller is also suing the book's author, Gillian Flynn , along with the movie's director, David Fincher . She says the movie lifts from the book, which lifts from her screenplay.

(TMZ) -- Reese Witherspoon got a lot of accolades for producing " Gone Girl " and now she's got a lawsuit. Weller is also suing the book's author, Gillian Flynn, along with the movie's director, David Fincher. She says the movie lifts from the book, which lifts from her screenplay.

However, her past work may have come back to bite her. A new lawsuit, lodged against her by screenwriter Leslie Weller, claims Gone Girl was lifted from a work she penned 12 years ago, titled Out of the Blue.

a person standing posing for the camera: Actresses Reese Witherspoon and Rosamund Pike at the premiere of Gone Girl.© Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Actresses Reese Witherspoon and Rosamund Pike at the premiere of Gone Girl.

According to TMZ, Weller claims Gone Girl, based on Gillian Flynn's novel of the same name, was copied (or at least heavily inspired by) Weller's screeplay, which she sent to a script consultant in 2005.

Citing multiple plot similarities, Weller says the premise of a crumbling marriage, a morally ambiguous husband and subsequent plot twist involving a wife's quest for revenge, were directly lifted from her original work.

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Reese Witherspoon got a lot of accolades for producing “ Gone Girl ,” and now she’s got a lawsuit. Weller is also suing the book’s author, Gillian Flynn, along with the movie’s director, David Fincher. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *.

Reese Witherspoon is now involved in a lawsuit over Gone Girl . The 41-year-old actress, who produced the film, is being sued by Leslie Weller. Um why did I have no idea Reese was tied to Gone Girl ?

Witherspoon is not alone, however. Weller has also filed a lawsuit against the book’s author, Gillian Flynn, and the movie’s director, David Fincher.

Witherspoon hasn't yet commented on the lawsuit.

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