Stranger Things Plagiarism Suit Withdrawn Just Before Trial

News by Krijana Duwal Published on 06 May,2019

The Guy Who Was Suing The Stranger Things’ Creator The Duffer Brothers For Allegedly Stealing The Idea Has Withdrawn His Suit Right Before Their Trial Was Set To Begin.

Just a couple of days before Stranger Things’ creator the Duffer brothers were set to face trial on a claim of plagiarism for the origins of Netflix hit series; everything has ended today.

Charles Kessler, who made a claim against the Stranger Things’ creator the Duffer brothers (Matt and Ross Duffer) on allegations of plagiarism, has withdrawn his wide-ranging damages suit. He had reported the file against them over the past years.

Charles’ reasoning is a bit odd as it looks like he has just realized that he had no case against them. Charles in a statement revealed that after hearing the deposition testimony of the legal expert he hired, whatever he may have believed in the past, his work had nothing to do with the creation of Stranger Things.

He furthermore added:

Documents from 2010 and 2013 prove that the Duffers independently created their show. As a result, I have withdrawn my claim and I will be making no further comment on this matter.

As per TMZ, Charles sued the Duffers brother back in April of last year, alleging that he had met them in 2014 to pitch an idea similar to Stranger Things but never heard back.

Charles claimed that his 2012 short movie Montauk was an inspiration for the show, but he neither got the credit nor the cash. On the other side, the Duffers boy documented evidence that they had been working on the television series since at least 2010.

Netflix claimed on the news saying We are glad to be able to put this baseless lawsuit behind us. As we have said all along, Stranger Things is a ground-breaking original creation by The Duffer Brothers.

The anticipated five day trial between Charles and the Duffer Bros was supposed to begin on Tuesday in L.A.