Da Vinci Code to be sued in Italy

According to Reuters 10 people connected with The Da Vinci code, including author Dan Brown and Director Ron Howard, are being investigated by state prosecutors in Italy.

Apparently the film contravenes article 528 of Italy’s penal code. A group of unnamed clerics from the town of Civitavecchia filed the a complaint.

UPDATE: (June 27) The case has been dropped.

One Response to “Da Vinci Code to be sued in Italy”

  1. Andy Gilmour says:

    Article 528 is “obscenity on religious grounds”.


    I was just nosey, and the reuters article didn’t clarify.

    Oh, and it appears to have been dropped!