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‘Stranger Things’ creators sued over show concept

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The masterminds of Netflix’s smash hit Stranger Things are being sued for the idea behind their show. According to Entertainment Weekly, filmmaker Charlie Kessler claims to have shared a series idea with Matt and Ross Duffer which they then sold to Netflix.

Kessler’s idea first took the form of a short film, Montauk, which premiered in 2012 (it was publicly available on Vimeo until…while this article was being written). Two years later, he met the Duffers at the Tribeca Film Festival and pitched The Montauk Project, a series that would expand on the short (both are based on an actual conspiracy theory about psychological experiments based near the New York town). When Netflix acquired a project from the Duffers in 2015, it was called Montauk. Read more…

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Source: https://mashable.com/2018/04/03/stranger-things-montauk-lawsuit/?utm_campaign=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial&utm_cid=Mash-Prod-RSS-Feedburner-All-Partial

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Millie Bobby Brown repped March For Our Lives in a big way at the Kids’ Choice Awards

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Millie Bobby Brown, your favorite actor from the hit Netflix show Stranger Things, backed March For Our Lives in a big way at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards on Saturday.

She showed up to the event in a denim button-down shirt bearing the names of the 17 people who died in the Parkland, Florida mass shooting last month. The shirt was also emblazoned with the words “March For Our Lives” on the back and “Never Again” on the front.

When she won the award for Favorite TV Actress, Brown took her support a step further and talked about feeling inspired by gun reform protests that took place in Washington, D.C., and in cities across the country and world.  Read more…

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