Writer Sues Tupak Shakur Biopic For Copyright Infringement
Writer sues Tupak Shakur biopic for copyright infringement
New York-based writer Kevin Powell is suing the filmmakers behind All Eyez on Me, arguing the Tupac Shakur biopic pulls information from a series of articles he wrote about the late rapper in the 1990s.
And he should know — since he also admits that some of the details in his stories were, in fact, fabricated.
“While some of the content in these articles was factual, some portions of the article were changed or embellished by the plaintiff,” states the lawsuit, which was filed Friday.
Powell alleges elements of the film were based on a series of three articles …