Expert in the field of cult Paul Morantz has sued Robert Downey Jr. and Team Downey over the company's recently launched investigative podcast series

"The Sunshine Place,"  author claims that it is using his writing without compensation or permission.

Based on its logline public, "The Sunshine Place" promises "the amazing, real-life story of Synanon

As well breach of contract and "elder abuse" for using his report on Synanon the drug rehabilitation facility that turned into a cult with it's founder Charles Dederich.