Man Sues Hangover II Producers For Copyright Infringement
Posted on Mon Oct 17, 2011 02:20 PM PDT
LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - A man has filed a federal lawsuit against the makers of The Hangover, Part II, claiming that the storyline was stolen from his own script about Asian misadventures.
Michael Alan Rubin detailed his Thai honeymoon gone wrong in a script entitled 'Mickey and Kirin', which he says is suspiciously similar to that of The Hangover, Part II.
"The production of Hangover 2 is not a complete 'literary' or 'artistic' works of the Hangover Defendants as credited in Hangover 2," according to the complaint. "In fact, the production of Hangover 2 was a result of infringement of the Plaintiff's treatment 'Mickey and Kirin' and exploitation of the private real life of Plaintiff in an insulting manner."
Rubin is suing for copyright infringement, misappropriation of his publicity rights, and defamation.