owner of “1984″ rights sues Big Brother.

owner of “1984″ rights sues Big Brother.
A Chicago attorney is suing Big Brother, claiming that the production company–Orwell Productions–has “intentionally created a show that viewers will believe is connected to or approved by the owners of Orwell’s novel,” Variety reports.

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