Tuesday, February 8, 2011
And in even more news today -
According to a report by the Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen star Emma Thompson is currently in the center of a conflict with playwright Gregory Murphy over who should be credited with writing the script for her upcoming film, EFFIE. Producers of the movie recently took the issue to New York court to confirm that Thompson's movie script does not violate copyright laws on Murphy's 1999 play, THE COUNTESS.
Both the movie and play are about 'art critic John Ruskin, his teenage wife Effie Gray, and pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais, a sexual scandal that rocked 19th Century England.' The upcoming film will star Thompson, Olando Bloom, and Saoise Ronan.
Read more: http://movies.broadwayworld.com/article/Emma_Thompson_Gregory_Murphy_Batte_Over_EFFIE_Script_20110207#ixzz1DOHQ3FaY