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Author Files a Lawsuit Claiming Apple TV+ ‘Tetris’ Movie Ripped Off His Book

In March, Apple TV+ premiered its new “Tetris” movie starring Taron Egerton, which is based on true events and tells the story around bringing the hit puzzle game to the United States.

A new lawsuit, however, accuses Apple, the Tetris Company, and others of ripping off a book written by Gizmodo’s editor-in-chief as the basis of the film.

As reported by Reuters, the lawsuit was filed by Dan Ackerman against Apple, screenwriter Noah Pink, Marv Studios, the Tetris Company, and others. The lawsuit alleges that “Tetris” is “substantially similar in almost all material respects” to his book published in 2016 entitled “The Tetris Effect.”

Read the source article at 9to5Mac

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