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James Cameron Sued for More Than $2.5 Billion Over ‘Avatar’

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“Avatar” director James Cameron is the target of a $2.5 billion lawsuit courtesy of sci-fi writer Bryant Moore. Moore says that Cameron used two of his screenplays — “Aquatica” and “Descendants: The Pollination” — to create “Avatar.”

Moore is suing Cameron, Cameron’s production company and 20th Century Fox for over $1.5 billion in damages and $1 billion in punitives, according to TMZ. “Avatar” made over $2.78 billion when it was released and is one of the highest-grossing films of all time.

Bryant Moore pointed out several similarities between his screenplays and “Avatar,” including unbreathable atmospheres, blue and green skin, bioluminescent plant life and a battle scene on branches.

Do you think the “Avatar” lawsuit will stand in court?

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