Paramount Pictures was sued by family members of a journalist who wrote an article in 1983, on the basis of which the film Top Gun (1986) was created.
The author's widow and son accused the film company of "deliberately refusing to re-acquire copyrights." They explain the filing of the lawsuit by the fact that the filming of the sequel to the film Top Gun: Maverick was completed more than a year after the copyright to the story returned to the family.
Now the heirs are demanding compensation for unspecified losses, including interest on profits for the new film, per PEOPLE.
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