The Purge

Check out this copyright infringement case. By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter A judge can’t find any contract between the talent agency and a guy who submitted a script for consideration. On Friday, a California federal judge dismissed United Talent Agency from an ongoing lawsuit alleging that Universal’s The Purge derived from a script authored […]

By Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter Douglas Jordan-Benel alleges he submitted his “Settler’s Day” screenplay to United Talent Agency, which represents the credited writer of “The Purge.” The premise of 2013’s The Purge — a box-office smash that grossed nearly $90 million worldwide — is this: In the very near future, the American government has established an […]