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Emma Thompson’s ‘Effie’ Facing Copyright Questions

Lawyers for playwright who wrote a similar script in the late 1990s have raised ownership concerns

Emma Thompson's latest film project – a love triangle featuring the 19th century poet and critic John Ruskin – is reported to have been placed in jeopardy by a New York copyright case.

Leading members of the cast, including Orlando Bloom, have already been chosen for "Effie," the story of Ruskin's teenage wife and her developing affection for the pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais.

Read more at The Guardian here.