Quentin Tarantino Sues Alan Ball Over Exotic Birds' 'Blood-Curdling Screams' (Report)

Quentin Tarantino - On Set - Grindhouse - 2007
The "Pulp Fiction" director — who is Ball’s neighbor -- claims that the noise coming from the "True Blood" creator's macaws are interfering with his ability to write.

Charlie Sheen wasn't the only Hollywood heavyweight filing a lawsuit Thursday.

Hours after the actor sued Warner Bros. and Two and a Half Men co-creator Chuck Lorre comes word that Quentin Tarantino is suing his neighbor, True Blood creator Alan Ball, over a more personal matter.

Tarantino, director of Pulp Fiction and the Kill Bill movies, is suing Ball over the "blood-curdling screams" emitted by his exotic birds.

Tarantino claims in his lawsuit, filed Thursday in L.A. County Superior Court, that the "obnoxious pteradactyl-like screams" coming from Ball's "exotic bird menagerie" have "seriously disrupted [his] ability to work as a writer in his home."

He adds that he's also tried to resolve the matter with Ball -- who also created the TV series Six Feet Under and won an Oscar for writing American Beauty -- to no avail.