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Paramount Pictures seek dismissal of Top Gun: Maverick lawsuit | Entertainment
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Paramount Pictures seek dismissal of Top Gun: Maverick lawsuit | Entertainment

Paramount Pictures want a copyright lawsuit against 'Top Gun: Maverick' to be thrown out.The company are being sued by the family of Ehy Yonay - the writer who penned a 1983 magazine article which the original 'Top Gun' was based on - but have argued that the sequel is a work of fiction and has nothing to do with the original source.In court documents seen by People magazine, Paramount's lawyers argued: "Any similarity between these vastly different works derives from the fact that Top Gun is an actual naval training facility."Plaintiffs do not have a monopoly over works about Top Gun."Ehud's widow and son, Shosh and Yuval Yonay, filed their lawsuit in June...