Monday, February 27, 2006

Author Dan Brown in trouble

The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown has been accused in Britain's High Court of taking material for his blockbuster book from a 1982 book about the Holy Grail.

Richard Leigh and Michael Baigent are suing Brown's British publisher Random House for lifting "the whole architecture" of the research that went into their 1982 non-fiction book The Holy Blood, and the Holy Grail.

If the lawsuit succeeds in getting an injunction- the scheduled May 19 release of The Da Vinci Code film starring Tom Hanks and Ian McKellan (above) could be threatened. Bummer! Read more

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