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Gilligan's Island movie lawsuitTravis Dunson of Georgia is suing Warner Bros. over their plans to produce a Gilligan’s Island movie starring Josh Gad.

It seems that Dunson is maintaining that the studio is using elements of his 1999 unproduced script Gilligan’s Island: 7 Stranded Castaways from the Hood for their feature film adaptation of the 1960s TV show. He claims that his agents got the screenplay to Warner Music SVP Doug Frank and he “loved it.” Nothing came of it but he believes that the script for the upcoming movie is very similar.

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Gilligan’s Island: Russell Johnson Dies at 89, Bon Voyage Professor

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Gilligan’s Island: Josh Gad to Star in Warner Bros Movie

December 17, 2013
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November 18, 2011
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Gilligan’s Island, The Brady Bunch: TV Families Mourn Sherwood Schwartz

July 13, 2011
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Sherwood Schwartz: A Posthumous Farewell to Family, Friends, and Fans

July 12, 2011
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Gilligan’s Island, The Brady Bunch: Creator Sherwood Schwartz Dies at 94

July 12, 2011
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<em>Gilligan’s Island:</em> Bob Denver’s Widow on the New Movie

Gilligan’s Island: Bob Denver’s Widow on the New Movie

July 23, 2010
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<em>Gilligan’s Island:</em> Why Weren’t Mary Ann and the Professor in the Opening Theme Song?

Gilligan’s Island: Why Weren’t Mary Ann and the Professor in the Opening Theme Song?

June 17, 2010
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