Makers Of ‘Big’ Hit With Federal Suit

The producers and screenwriters of Fox’ 1988 hit “Big” have been named in a federal suit that claims the story was copied from a script titled “Wishful Thinking,” written by Christopher Fink.

Suit names Anne Spielberg and Gary Ross, credited co-writers of “Big,” their companies, Back Porch Films and Larger Than Life Prods., and 20th Century Fox Film Corp., CBS/Fox and producer James L. Brooks’ Gracie Films.

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