Amazon sued by author who claims that The Marvelous Mrs Maisel was taken from the pages of her 2014 book
Amazon sued by author who claims The Marvelous Mrs Maisel plot copied her 2014 book
Amazon is being sued by an author who claims that her book inspired the streaming service’s hit show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maison, starring Rachel Brosnahan.
Author Jodi Parmley claims that the core of the series is taken from the pages of her 2014 novel F.I.F.I. Financial Infidelity F ** k It: The Mistress of the New Millennium.
She claims in her lawsuit that Amazon Studios has stolen a number of creative elements from her book, including the main character’s plight, the stand-up comedy, general plot points, and character traits.
Hit with suit! Amazon Studios is being sued by an author who claims that much of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’s storyline was stolen from her 2014 book
In the documents obtained by TMZ, Parmley said she wrote her book and then adapted a screenplay for it.
She then went on to make the Hollywood rounds and shopped at a number of different studios and executives she thought were interested.
Parmley did not name any specific executives she met at Amazon, but she did include coming to them about her book and screenplay.
Her Legal Opinion: In her lawsuit, Jodie Parmley claims that Amazon Studios stole some creative elements from her book, including the main character’s plight, the stand-up comedy, general plot points, and character traits
After seeing the premiere of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in 2017, the New Orleans native believed much of the storyline, as the struggling main character who sought financial independence and left her deceitful husband, has been taken from her book.
Now Parmley is suing the gains Amazon has made from the show.
The exact number is not known, but it will likely be a staggering number as it has been critically and commercially praised in the three seasons so far.
Cc? After seeing the debut of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in 2017, Parmley believed that much of the storyline looked too creepy much like the work in her 2014 book
The series won the Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Television Series – Musical or Comedy in 2017 and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2018.
Among the other awards, Brosnahan has taken home two Golden Globes for Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical of Comedy and a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Alex Borstein, Michael Zegen and Marin Hinkle star in the series.
The comedy-drama period has already been extended for a fourth season.
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