April 18, 2024 10:27 pm

Oscar-Nominated The Holdovers Hit With Accusations of Plagiarism by Paddington 2 Writer
Oscar-Nominated The Holdovers Hit With Accusations of Plagiarism by Paddington 2 Writer

Oscar-Nominated The Holdovers Hit With Accusations of Plagiarism by Paddington 2 Writer

Just days before The Holdovers attempted to take home an Oscar or two at the 96th Academy Awards, the film was hit with accusations that its screenplay was not as original as it seemed. According to Variety, screenwriter Simon Stephenson has claimed that his script for a movie entitled Frisco and the Alexander Payne directed The Holdovers are the same in many ways, to the point that it allegedly includes “line by line” plagiarism.

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​The Holdovers entered Oscars night under a cloud of consipiracies thanks to claims of plagiarism made by a fellow screenwriter. Read More