Disney, Sony Stole Ex-Nun’s Story For ‘Sister Act’: Suit

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 12:36 PM EST) -- A former nun lodged a breach of contract suit in New York on Wednesday, alleging Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group Inc., Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. and others behind the “Sister Act” franchise stole her life story for the films and musical.

Delois Blakely, known as Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely, claims Disney, Sony, screenwriter Paul Rudnik, producer Scott Rudin and Broadway producer Stage Entertainment based the movies “Sister Act,” “Sister Act II” and the Broadway musical “Sister Act” on her life without authorization or compensation....
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