Novelist sues “Iris” producers

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Novelist sues “Iris” producers

Park Chul-su, Korean writer of spy stories including the novel “The Sun Doesn’t Rise on Mount Fuji” has filed a plagiarism lawsuit against the production company of the popular KBS 2TV drama “Iris,” Taewon Entertainment.

The novelist said the show took 162 specific plot points from his novel. Park said he had planned to make his novel into a TV series, also claimed that he had experienced mental distress as a result of the alleged theft.

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