Just four days before the Academy Awards, the Oscar-nominated movie "The Hurt Locker" has been sued by an Army sergeant who claims the film's main character is based on him, but he hasn't been offered a dime for it. In a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in New Jersey, Master Sgt. Jeffrey Sarver alleges the producers cheated him out of a share of the profits, even though he says the film is, in large part, about him.
'Hurt Locker' Suit Seeks Profits From Fiction Based on Fact
The National Law Journal
March 4, 2010