Writers Bid To Halt Release Of NBC's 'Love Happens'

Law360, New York (September 16, 2009, 5:10 PM EDT) -- Two screenwriters have asked a federal judge to halt the upcoming release of NBC Universal Inc.'s romantic drama “Love Happens,” claiming that the screenplay for the movie scheduled to hit theaters Friday is stolen from a script they unsuccessfully pitched to studio executives in 2006.

Greg D. Crowder and Tony Freitas accused NBC along with the film's director, producers and screenwriters of “one of the most flagrant acts of plagiarism in recent film history” in a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the...
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