Writers Say HBO Infringed On Their Copyright With Television Series ‘Ballers’

(June 3, 2016, 8:07 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — Two screenwriters in a May 13 opposition brief argue to a California federal court that similarities between a show produced by Home Box Office Inc., Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Mark Wahlberg and their show are impossible to ignore (Everette Silas and Sherri Littleton v. Home Box Office, Inc., et al., No. 15-09732, C.D. Calif.).

(Plaintiffs’ opposition available. Document #78-160606-009B.)

Everette Silas and Sherri Littleton sued Home Box Office Inc., 7 Bucks Entertainment Inc., Leverage Management Inc., Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg and Stephen...
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