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No Hollywood Ending for ‘Monster’ Movie Plaintiff

A woman who claimed the movie "Monster-in-Law" ripped off a screenplay she wrote has learned a painful lesson about "idea theft" lawsuits as a judge ordered her to pay $894,983 in attorney fees to the film's stars - including Jane Fonda and Jennifer Lopez - and producers. more

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