Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, August 18, 2008

Legal Flap Over Political Film

Bradley Blakeman has filed a lawsuit over the new political comedy "Swing Vote", starring Kevin Costner, which he thinks is based on a screenplay which he showed to actor Kelsey Grammer back in 2006. He sees similarities between the movie, which turns on a presidential election that comes down to a single vote and its lady or the tiger ending, and his own script. Disney, which produced "Swing Vote," won't comment. Read more in a New York Times story here.

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