Screenwriter Claims 'Stranger Things' Full Of Familiar Stuff

Law360 (July 16, 2020, 8:24 PM EDT) -- Netflix and the creators of "Stranger Things" are facing another intellectual property suit over the show, this time from a screenwriter claiming the popular series features ideas stolen from his undeveloped feature film script, according to a complaint filed Wednesday in California federal court.

Last year, another writer accusing creators Matt and Ross Duffer of stealing his ideas for the show abruptly dropped his suit on the eve of trial, telling the Los Angeles County Superior Court that he now believed his work "had nothing to do" with the development of the show. Writer and producer Charlie Kessler had alleged the...

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