Spike Jonze should have an easy go at this lawsuit ... filed by 2 men who claim the famed director stole their screenplay when Jonze created "Her."
Sachin Gadh and Jonathan Sender claim in their suit they wrote a screenpay called "Belv" back in 2011 and submitted it to CAA. They were told the agency -- which reps Jonze -- didn't accept unsolicited scripts.
Cut to 2013, when to their horror they saw "Her" and also claim they saw their own work on the screen.
Here are the alleged similarities:
-- In both "Her" and "Belv" the main character carries around the love interest in his front shirt pocket.
-- Both "Her" and "Belv" examine the human psyche through interactions between the character and the computer.
-- The main character in "Her" is heartbroken after a failed relationship and seeks solace in a computer. In "Belv" a cell phone comes to life after a microwave mishap and becomes a witty wing man for dating (We report, but don't necessarily buy).
It sounds like these guys will be thrown out of court. Then again, O.J. was found not guilty.
You Stole 'Her!'
2/16/2014 12:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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