Writer Claims FOX took Idea for "The Mick"
FOX is facing a lawsuit after a TV writer who claims that sophomore comedy The Mick was based on of a script he wrote. Wyndham Lewis is suing Fox and 3 Arts Entertainment for at least $2 million. The suit calls for a jury trial for breach of implied-in-fact-agreement. Attorney Steven T. Lowe of Lowe | LeFan in Beverly Hills is repres... Read More
Universal Loses Bid to Toss Lawsuit Claiming "The Purge" Was Stolen From Writer
Douglas Jordan-Benel has overcome a big hurdle in his lawsuit alleging the 2013 horror smash The Purge stemmed from agents passing along his screenplay titled Settler's Day. On Wednesday, a California federal judge ruled that Jordan-Benel had... Read More
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Screenplay Copyright Infringement
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