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Tarantino sued over Kill Bill

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Mar 09, 2010 | 4:00am EST

Dannez Hunter alleges he sent a story to bosses at film company Miramax in 1999, about a fictional character named Ren.

The writer claims his idea was used by Tarantino in his two-part martial arts epic, which featured a character called O-Ren, played by Lucy Liu. The legal documents, obtained by TMZ.com, claim Tarantino took the "concept/character name Ren" from Hunter's work.

Hunter also alleges he applied for a job at Miramax and was "never given a return phone call".

He has filed suit in California demanding royalty payments from the two films, amounting to more $1 million (£666,667).

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