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Quentin Tarantino Sues Gawker Over Leak Of ‘Hateful Eight’ Script

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Quentin Tarantino might be spending more time in the courtroom than the editing room soon.

The award winning direction has filed a lawsuit against website Gawker over the leak of his new script, Hateful Eight. According to Tarantino, the film has been shelved now thanks to the leak.

The lawsuit filed today in U.S. District Court states: “Jury trial demanded.”

The document is signed by famed entertainment attorney Martin Singer, but the text of the lawsuit sounds a lot like Tarantino himself: “Gawker Media has made a business of predatory journalism, violating people’s rights to make a buck. This time they went too far,” it reads. “Rather than merely publishing a news story reporting that Plaintiff’s screenplay may have been circulating in Hollywood without his permission, Gawker Media crossed the journalistic line by promoting itself to the public as the first source to read the entire Screenplay illegally. Their…

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