Author/Publisher Consider Legal Action Due to Similarities between Book and ‘The Village’

Eilir writes Author Contemplating Lawsuit Over The Village

Apparently there are enough simlarities between the M Night Shyamalan film and Margaret Peterson Haddix‘ book, Running Out of Time (1995), published by Simon & Schuster and nominated for the Edgar Award, that fans wrote the author asking if she had sold the rights to Disney, who produced the film.

I haven’t had a chance to look at either. Here’s a summary (and another) of the book and a question guide. Likewise, here are summaries for the movie.”