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Thursday, March 12, 2009

North Carolina Writer Says Warner Brothers Swiped "Monster-in-Law" Idea

North Carolina writer Sheri Gilbert is suing Jane Fonda, Jennifer Lopez and other involved with the 2005 movie Monster-in-Law, alleging that the film is based on her script, written in 1998. The defendants say a hostile mom-in-law from hell is nothing original and say they'll see Ms. Gilbert in federal court. Come to think of it, we've seen that script before, too. Let's see how it plays out. Read more here.

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