Apple TV+ ‘Servant’ creators sued by ‘The Truth About Emanuel’ director

Francesca Gregorini, director of the 2013 movie ‘The Truth About Emanuel‘ has recently filed a lawsuit targeting ‘Servant‘ director M. Night Shyamalan and Apple.

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Gregorini claims that ‘Servant’ was similar to her film in terms of cinematic language, movie plot, theme, mood, and feeling. Moreover, Gregorini says that the two have parallel plots and that they have the same directional choices, scenes, characters, and storytelling. ‘The Truth About Emanuel’ is about a babysitter who’s tasked with caring for a doll a couple bought when they lost their baby.

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As stated, Gregorini wanted to be compensated for the damages and is seeking an injunction to stop ‘Servant’ from being shown. Apple has referred Gregorini to Shyamalan’s lawyer for further inquiries regarding the matter.

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