Iran to Sue Hollywood Over Argo: Reports
Officials want to take on Hollywood over 'anti-Iran' film
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 12, 2013 5:53 AM CDT
Updated Mar 12, 2013 6:42 AM CDT
This publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows John Goodman, left, Alan Arkin, center, and actor-director Ben Affleck in a scene from "Argo."   (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Claire Folger, File)

(Newser) – Iran isn't kidding around when it comes to Argo: Displeased with the Oscar-winning film's "unrealistic portrayal" of the country, authorities are planning to sue, according to Iranian media. A French lawyer is reportedly in Iran, discussing with officials how to move forward with suing Hollywood, the AP reports. Notably, the lawyer is Isabelle Coutant-Peyre, who represents Venezuelan-born terrorist Carlos the Jackal.

 

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