Warner Bros., which released the movie version of the Sebastian Junger bestseller "The Perfect Storm" (and, which, like PEOPLE, is part of Time Warner), has been sued by the family of doomed skipper Frank William "Billy" Tyne, reports the New York Post. Tyne is played in the flick by George Clooney, but his real-life relatives claim in legal papers filed in U.S. District Court in Orlando, Fla., that the movie "falsely depicted" Tyne as "emotionally aloof, reckless, excessively risk-taking, self-absorbed, emasculated, despondent, obsessed and maniacal." Unspecified damages are being sought. Warner Bros. had no comment.
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