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To Kill A Mocking Bird

Harper Lee’s estate sues to block ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ play

NEW YORK: Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" is facing a legal challenge by the late author's estate over claims it dramatically rewrites the main character, Atticus Finch. Lee, who died in February 2016 aged 89, agreed in 2015 to give producer Scott Rudin the rights to the theatrical production of the novel, one of the most popular works of American fiction. Published in 1960, the book has sold more than 40 million copies, been translated in more than 40 languages…