Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Matrix & Terminator Movies Original Creator Wins $2.5 BILLION Lawsuit

All I can say is WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!! Today is my first time hearing of this case.  The Hip Hop Consultant  explained how Sophia Stewart finally won her lawsuit after six years.  Check MORE DISH to read more.

After a six year dispute, prolific writer and profound spiritualist, Sophia Stewart has received justice for copyright infringement and racketeering and will finally recover damages from the films, The Matrix I, II and III, as well as The Terminator and its sequels. Yes, you heard that correctly – the entire Matrix & Terminator franchises, and her suspected pay off is expected to be the highest in history – an estimated 2.5 billion.

Her case is a true landmark, and far too uncommon as countless creatives are exploited by the snake-like dealings of the movie industry. Here’s a recap of her triumphant journey by way of George2.0:

“Stewart filed her case in 1999, after viewing the Matrix, which she felt had been based on her manuscript, ‘The Third Eye,’ copyrighted in 1981. In the mid-eighties Stewart had submitted her manuscript to an ad placed by the Wachowski Brothers, requesting new sci-fi works.

According to court documentation, an FBI investigation discovered that more than thirty minutes had been edited from the original film, in an attempt to avoid penalties for copyright infringement. The investigation also stated that ‘credible witnesses employed at Warner Brothers came forward, claiming that the executives and lawyers had full knowledge that the work in question did not belong to the Wachowski Brothers.’ These witnesses claimed to have seen Stewart’s original work and that it had been ‘often used during preparation of the motion pictures.’ The defendants tried, on several occasions, to have Stewart’s case dismissed, without success.

Stewart has confronted skepticism on all sides, much of which comes from Matrix fans, who are strangely loyal to the Wachowski Brothers. One on-line forum, entitled Matrix Explained has an entire section devoted to Stewart. Some who have researched her history and writings are open to her story.”

So really?  They thought they were just going to steal this woman's story and get away with it? SMH!! SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO glad she didn't give up on this and got what's rightfully hers!!

*UPDATE*  I found this story on a few different websites.  Some of them stated that this is a hoax (and one of my readers also pointed it out, preciate that) .  I'll wait to see it on E! News before I totally believe it, LOL.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You know this is a hoax, right?

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