A British stunt double for Angelina Jolie is suing Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation in Los Angeles, claiming she is a victim of a phone hacking scheme to obtain information about the actress.
Eunice Huthart, from Liverpool, is the first person to sue the media company in the US.
She cited numerous references to the United Kingdom phone hacking scandal involving News Corporation companies and claims numerous grounds for damages.
The federal suit claims Ms Huthart began missing telephone messages from family, friends and others, causing damage to relationships with her daughter and husband.
The lawsuit also names as defendants News Corporation entities News International and News Group Newspapers , and unidentified private investigators and journalists.