Was Stranger Things Stolen?

That old saying, "there are no new ideas" may ring true on the set of the Netflix hit Stranger Things. Was it someone else's idea?

If you read the story, there is maybe something to this accusation. 

Is this another Social Network movie in the making?

Filmmaker Says 'Stranger Things' Creators Stole His Ideas In New Lawsuit

A filmmaker says the creators of "Stranger Things" are copycats. Filmmaker Charlie Kessler is suing show creators Matt and Ross Duffer for allegedly stealing ideas for their hit Netflix show after he pitched a similar project to them.