NEWS HEADLINE DISCUSSIONS

Joss getting sued over Cabin in the Woods

POSTED BY: ZEEK
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 18:27
SHORT URL:
VIEWED: 1995
PAGE 1 of 1

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 1:01 PM

ZEEK


http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/joss-whedon-lionsgate-hit-cop
yright-788854?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_headlines&utm_campaign=THR%20Headlines_2015-04-15%2005%3A00%3A00_RGajewski


Apparently someone thinks Joss ripped off his book to make Cabin in the Woods. Kinda ridiculous IMO considering the movie was playing off of horror movie tropes. Which means it will very likely have a lot of similarities to other horror movies. The only real claim I see is that both movies

Select to view spoiler:


had the main characters being observed and manipulated by 3rd parties



I especially like the claim in the court document that in both works the characters take a vehicle to a cabin in the woods. omg really? Clearly plagiarism!

NOTIFY: N   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 1:55 PM

ECGORDON

There's no place I can be since I found Serenity.


I'd have to read the book to be sure of the similarities, but I checked around and the lowest price I could find is almost $60. I did read the full complaint, and he may have a case, but many of the specifics could also apply to any number of other horror films.



NOTIFY: N   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 2:55 PM

ZEEK


Quote:

Originally posted by ecgordon:
many of the specifics could also apply to any number of other horror films.



You mean this guy didn't invent the outfit of jeans and a grey t-shirt? :-P

I agree that part of it seems like he could have a case, but all the claims are very vague. I'd really like to read the book to see just how similar things really are. I have a feeling it's only surface similarities.

NOTIFY: N   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 6:27 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Maybe he invented the girl who has sex gets killed cliche?

NOTIFY: Y   |  REPLY  |  REPLY WITH QUOTE  |  TOP  |  HOME  

YOUR OPTIONS

NEW POSTS TODAY

USERPOST DATE

OTHER TOPICS

DISCUSSIONS
What "THEY'VE" done to us and it's worse than Paxilon Hydrochlorate
Sat, April 21, 2018 12:24 - 61 posts
What "They've" Done To Us, And Is It The Same As G-32 Paxilon Hydrochlorate?
Fri, April 20, 2018 18:09 - 34 posts
Space Changes DNA?
Sun, April 1, 2018 04:05 - 4 posts
Self-Driving Uber Car Racks Up First Kill
Sat, March 31, 2018 15:24 - 41 posts
Making a Murderer (II)
Wed, March 28, 2018 22:20 - 2 posts
Making a Murderer (III)
Wed, March 28, 2018 22:11 - 1 posts
Patton Oswald on Colbert Now
Wed, March 28, 2018 16:32 - 14 posts
2018 Winter Olympics
Sun, March 4, 2018 22:38 - 50 posts
Cave Paintings From a Species Before Humans
Tue, February 27, 2018 00:47 - 9 posts
Rebecca Gayheart Out Of Firefly
Sat, February 17, 2018 20:04 - 6 posts
Deadpool movie’s leading lady may be Morena Baccarin or Taylor Schilling
Mon, February 12, 2018 19:14 - 2 posts
Nathan Fillion To Return As Malcolm Reynolds In Firefly Online
Thu, February 8, 2018 16:03 - 24 posts

FFF.NET SOCIAL