• Lawyers for ‘Girls' Writer Accused of Rape Retract Claim His Accuser Demanded Money

    9 days ago - By The Wrap

    Lawyers for “Girls” writer Murray Miller has retracted a claim that actress Aurora Perrineau, who accuses Miller of raping her was 17, only went to police after Miller refused to pay her a “substantial” amount of money.
    Perrineau, a star of “Passengers” and the daughter of “Lost” star Harold Perrineau, filed a police report on Nov. 17 accusing Miller of raping her in 2012. The case received widespread attention because “Girls” star Lena Dunham accused Perrineau of lying, despite her support of other women who have come forward with assault accusations.
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  • Reese Witherspoon Sued by Writer Who Claims ‘Gone Girl' Was a Rip-Off

    9 days ago - By The Wrap

    Reese Witherspoon has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit by a writer who says that the book and movie “Gone Girl” ripped off her own work.
    In addition to Witherspoon, who served as a producer on the film, the suit also names “Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn, director David Fincher, 20th Century Fox Film Corporation and other defendants.
    In the suit, filed in federal court in Illinois on Wednesday, Leslie Weller says that she first filed a registration for her work “Out of the Blue” with the U.S. Copyright Office in 2006 and later emailed a copy of it to a script consultant.
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