Angelina Jolie Scores Victory In 'Blood And Honey' Copyright Lawsuit
Angelina Jolie has been declared the winner in a lawsuit that alleges she stole work by Croatian journalist James Braddock to create her directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey.
The actress was sued just weeks before Blood and Honey hit theaters in late 2011. Braddock alleged that the film about a love affair during the Bosnian Civil War violates his copyright on a book, The Soul Shattering. According to Braddock's lawsuit,…
But according to a tentative decision by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee, the works are not substantially similar, and a result, Braddock has been ordered to show cause why the action should not be dismissed with prejudice.
UPDATE: The decision has now been made final. Read the ruling in full here.