Matt and Ross Duffer are being sued by Filmmaker Charlie Kessler for allegedly stealing his concept. He says he pitched them the idea for a show called Montauk back in 2014. Kessler made a short film based on The Montauk Project, a series of top-secret government experiments in Long Island that conspiracy theorists believe involved things like telekinesis and time travel. He pitched the idea to the Duffer brothers and they didn’t go with it but was pretty pissed off when he saw the series premiere in 2016. He’s taking credit for everything except that terrible episode from season 2.
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