Angelina Jolie Stole Plot For 'Blood And Honey': Suit

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 4:22 PM EST) -- A Croatian author and journalist sued Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie in Illinois federal court on Friday, claiming the actress cribbed the plot of his book set during the Bosnian Civil War for her upcoming directorial debut, “In the Land of Blood and Honey.”

James J. Braddock, also known as Josip J. Knezevic, brought the suit against Jolie, distributor FilmDistrict Distribution LLC, production companies GK Films and Scout Films, and Bosnian producer Edin Sarkic, alleging copyright infringement of his 2007 book, “The Soul Shattering,” under the Berne...
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Case Information

Case Title

Braddock v. Jolie et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit



Honorable Robert M. Dow, Jr

Date Filed

December 2, 2011

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