Warner Bros. Sued Over 'War Dogs' Gun Runner Manuscript

Law360, Los Angeles (April 29, 2016, 9:21 PM EDT) -- A Tampa-area entertainment company slapped a lawsuit against Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and other Hollywood heavyweights Thursday in Florida federal court, alleging they used a proprietary manuscript about the life of a so-called “gun runner” for their upcoming film, “War Dogs.”

Incarcerated Entertainment LLC claims it owns the rights to the February 2014 manuscript that allegedly serves as the true story inspiration for the Hollywood film, directed by Todd Phillips of “The Hangover” trilogy, and scheduled for an Aug. 19 theatrical release.

The manuscript relays the...
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Case Title

Incarcerated Entertainment, LLC v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. et al


Case Number

6:16-cv-00732

Court

Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Copyright

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Carlos E. Mendoza

Date Filed

April 28, 2016

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