'Kill Bill' Copyright Suit Sent To Central District Of Calif.

Law360, New York (May 10, 2010, 3:33 PM EDT) -- Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has won a bid to battle out in federal court a lawsuit alleging he ripped off the sword-wielding orphan character in the film “Kill Bill” from a script developed by an inner-city teen.

The suit, which claims Tarantino stole the idea for the film character from Dannez Hunter, was removed from the Los Angeles County Superior Court to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Thursday.

Hunter, who refers to himself in the pro se complaint as an inner-city...
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Case Title

Dannez Hunter v. Quentin Tarantino et al


Case Number

2:10-cv-03387

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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S. James Otero

Date Filed

May 6, 2010

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