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Legal fight escalates over Aaron Sorkin adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

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The head of the production company says he can put on a performance of the play for a judge to make his case.
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Scott Rudin Sues Harper Lee Estate For $10 Million Over Broadway Production of 'Mockingbird'

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The upcoming Broadway production of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' has inspired legal drama offstage, with lawsuits filed over the stage adaptation of the novel.
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Aaron Sorkin's Play of To Kill a Mockingbird May Have Its First Run-Through in a Federal Courtroom

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Legal battles continue over the To Kill a Mockingbird Broadway play, as producer Scott Rudin filed a federal lawsuit against author Harper Lee's estate on Monday. The producer is eager to get the Aaron Sorkin-penned adaptation to the public, despite protestations from Tonja B. Carter, executor of Lee's estate. Carter filed a lawsuit against the production last month on the grounds that it offers an unfair interpretation of the novel's patriarch, Atticus Finch. The play allegedly portrays Finch with a touch of moral ambiguity, rather than as the unwavering, principled hero from the novel.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

The Royal Family helped mark the occasion by sharing black-and-white photos of the queen. Read more ...

New indictment filed against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

New indictment filed against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the woes of the... Read more ...

E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce expands

E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce expands

The U.S. Centers for Disease expanded its warning Friday surrounding a multistate E. coli outbreak tied to tainted romaine lettuce from Arizona, which has now sickened more... Read more ...

Path to denuclearization? North Korea announces 6 pivotal decisions

Path to denuclearization? North Korea announces 6 pivotal decisions

Pyongyang has declared a new strategic course for the country, announcing an indefinite suspension of all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, in the run-up to the planned... Read more ...

Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

Mourners lining up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

People waited in line for hours to be screened by security before boarding shuttle buses to attend a public viewing of the former first lady. Read more ...

North Korean leader: We no longer need nuclear tests, state-run media reports

North Korean leader: We no longer need nuclear tests, state-run media reports

Kim said Saturday that "under the proven condition of complete nuclear weapons, we no longer need any nuclear tests." Read more ...

Georgia Tech debuts defensive 3-4 alignment at spring game

Georgia Tech debuts defensive 3-4 alignment at spring game

ATLANTA - New defensive coordinator Nate Woody and his 3-4 scheme were on display for the first time on Friday night at Georgia Tech's spring game. Read more ...

There will be no sweep: Bucks overwhelm Celtics

There will be no sweep: Bucks overwhelm Celtics

Milwaukee found its defense after a 14-point loss in Game 2. Read more ...

Producer and DJ Avicii found dead at 28

Producer and DJ Avicii found dead at 28

His death comes just days after he was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album for his EP "Avicii (01)." Read more ...

High schooler gets surprise message from ‘best friend' Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson

High schooler gets surprise message from ‘best friend' Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson

It's not every day that a teenager invites one of Hollywood's biggest action stars to her prom and it's definitely not every day that that actor responds. Read more ...