According to the lawsuit, copyrights are infringed as a result of “inconsistent use of the original author’s manner of Conan Doyle’s stories about Sherlock Holmes.” Also the family of the writer believes that “Enola Holmes” shown “attitude towards people and empathy” characteristic of the detective only works created after 1923.
The lawsuit against Netflix, movie company Legendary Pictures, publishers Penguin Random House writers Nancy Springer and Jack Thorne and Director Garry Bradbury.
As reported by the publication Deadline and CNN, the lawsuit was filed in Federal district court in new Mexico.
In may, the daughter of a Soviet and Russian writer Daniil Granin Marina Chernysheva-Granik announced that it will consider filing a lawsuit to the film’s “Blockade diary” Andrei Zaitsev for copyright infringement. Before that you need to check the reliability of the information about the violation, she said. While Zaitsev argues that informed Granik gave permission to use excerpts from the works of her father, “My Lieutenant.”