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Entertainment Amazon sued by author who claims The Marvelous Mrs Maisel plot copied her 2014 book

02:10  08 april  2020
02:10  08 april  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Amazon is being sued by an author who claims her book inspired the streaming service's hit show, The Marvelous Mrs . Maisel , starring Rachel Brosnahan. Author Jodi Parmley maintains the crux of the series was taken from the pages of her 2014 novel F.I.F.I. Financial Infidelity F**k It

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Amazon is being sued by an author who claims her book inspired the streaming service's hit show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, starring Rachel Brosnahan.

Author Jodi Parmley maintains the crux of the series was taken from the pages of her 2014 novel F.I.F.I. Financial Infidelity F--- It: The Mistress of the New Millennium. 

She claims in her lawsuit that Amazon Studios stole a number of creative elements from her book, including the plight of the main character, the stand-up comedy, general plot points and character traits.   

Rachel Brosnahan standing in front of a building: Slapped with suit! Amazon Studios is being sued by an author who claims much of the storyline of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel was stolen from her 2014 book © Provided by Daily Mail Slapped with suit! Amazon Studios is being sued by an author who claims much of the storyline of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel was stolen from her 2014 book

In the documents obtained by TMZ, Parmley said she wrote her book and then adapted a screenplay from it.

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An author , who claims the concept of the hugely popular series has been copied from her book , has sued Amazon Studios, the streaming service hosting Author Jodi Parmley claims that the crux of the series was taken from her 2014 novel "F.I.F.I. Financial Infidelity F**k It: The Mistress of the New

The screenwriter claimed their 'air of privilege' made them 'ripe for the media'. Helen McCrory, playing lawyer who defended them, said they may be Amazon sued by author who claims The Marvelous Mrs Maisel plot copied her 2014 book Amazon is being sued by an author who claims her book

She then made the Hollywood rounds and shopped it to a number of different studios and executives who she says were interested.

Parmley didn't single out any specific executives she met at Amazon, but she did imply that word got out to them about her book and screenplay.

After seeing the premiere of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in 2017, the New Orleans native believed much of the storyline, like the struggling lead character seeking financial independence and leaving her deceiving hubby, was taken from her book.

Now, Parmley is suing for the profits Amazon has made from the show.

The exact figure is not known, but it is likely to be a staggering amount since it has garnered critical and commercial praise during its three seasons to date.

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a close up of sunglasses: Carbon copy? After seeing the debut of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in 2017, Parmley believed much of the storyline was too eerily similar to the work in her 2014 book © Provided by Daily Mail Carbon copy? After seeing the debut of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in 2017, Parmley believed much of the storyline was too eerily similar to the work in her 2014 book

The series won the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy in 2017 and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2018.

Among the other accolades, Brosnahan has taken home two Golden Globes for Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy and a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

The series also stars Alex Borstein, Michael Zegen and Marin Hinkle, among others.

The period comedy-drama has already been renewed for a fourth season.             

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