James Cameron moves to dismiss 'Avatar' lawsuit

Jul 17, 2012, 09:17 IST | IANS

Filmmaker James Cameron has asked a judge to dismiss a $2.5 billion lawsuit against "Avatar", filed by a screenwriter, who alleged that it shares key plot details with his work

Sci-fi screenwriter Bryant Moore filed suit against Cameron late last year, claiming the moviemaker based his highly-successful film on his scripts for two projects called "Aquatica" and "Descendants: The Pollination". Moore is demanding billions of dollars in damages.

Cameron has now filed his own legal documents in a bid to have the case thrown out, insisting 'Avatar' plot and characters are completely different to Moore's projects. 

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