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Seth Macfarlane Wins 'Ted' Copyright Lawsuit

A copyright lawsuit against Seth Macfarlane concerning the inspiration for the movie Ted has been dismissed. On Monday (March 23rd), a Los Angeles federal judge ruled that Macfarlane had not copied an animated bear named...

Seth Macfarlane Wins Ted Copyright Lawsuit

Last year (14), bosses at Bengal Mangle Productions hit the Family Guy star with a lawsuit claiming they created a vulgar teddy bear character, called Charlie, and MACFarlane ripped off their creation for...

Itv Buys The Rights To 'Family Guy' And 'American Dad!'

ITV has bought the rights to Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show, as well as the new series Bordertown. The cartoons - previously shown on BBC3 - will be shown on ITV2.Family Guy...

Liam Neeson Quitting Action Films

Liam Neeson is planning to quit action films.The 62-year-old actor has become famous for starring in action-thrillers such as the 'Taken' trilogy despite having starred in films such as 'Schindler's List' and 'Star Wars' in...

Ricky Gervais Leads Tributes To Late Sam Simon

Ricky Gervais has led tributes to the late 'Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon.Sam, who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2012, passed away aged 59 on Sunday (08.03.15) at his home in Los Angeles.Writing on Twitter,...

Seth Macfarlane Facing Talking Bottle Opener Lawsuit

Director and funnyman Seth Macfarlane has been dragged into a bizarre new lawsuit over a talking bottle opener.Michael Cram accuses MACFarlane and executives at Universal Pictures of violating his trade rights by offering up a...

Seth Macfarlane Proves Ted's Got Soul In 'Ted 2' Teaser [Trailer + Pictures]

Now definitely one of the world's favourite teddy bears, Ted is back for another round of crude jokes, raucous partying and a whole load of trouble with his best friend John in Seth MacFarlane's highly...

Transformers Leads Razzie Award Nominations

'Transformers: Age of Extinction' leads the 2015 Razzie Award nominations.The science fiction action movie which stars Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci has racked up seven nominations for the Golden Raspberry Awards, which celebrate the worst...

Transformers Leads Razzie Award Nominations

'Transformers: Age of Extinction' leads the 2015 Razzie Award nominations.The science fiction action movie which stars Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci has racked up seven nominations for the Golden Raspberry Awards, which celebrate the worst...

Neil Patrick Harris Is Hosting The Oscars - Watch His Seasonal Themed Promo!

Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the Oscars and the Academy has awarded us with a sneak peek of what's in store. As we expected the ceremony and Harris' hosting to be, the preview is quick,...

Seth Macfarlane Throws Festive Party

Seth MacFarlane transformed his house into a ''winter wonderland'' at the weekend.The 'Family Guy' creator held a festive party at his house in Beverly Hills on Saturday (13.12.14) for guests including Leonardo DiCaprion, Robert Pattinson...

Seth Macfarlane Hosts Star-studded Holiday Party

Actor Seth Macfarlane played host on Saturday (13Dec14) when stars such as LEONARDO DiCaprio, Charlize Theron and Sean Penn attended his winter wonderland-themed party.The Family Guy star turned his private residence in Beverly Hills into...

Seth Macfarlane Throws Weekend Of Parties

Seth MacFarlane threw two star-studded birthday parties over the weekend.The 'Ted' creator celebrated his 41st birthday with an elaborate bash in Los Angeles on Saturday (25.10.14) which was attended by celebrity mates including socialite Paris...

David Hasselhoff To Star In Ted 2

David Hasselhoff is to make an appearance in 'Ted 2'.The former 'Baywatch' star has already shot scenes for the eagerly-awaited sequel to the 2012 comedy movie, which is being written and directed by 'Family Guy'...

Warner Bros Scraps Plans To Make The Ridiculous Six

Warner Bros has decided against making 'The Ridiculous Six' with Adam Sandler.The move is not thought to be linked to the comedian's recent agreement to make four new films for Netflix, but it is likely...

Liam Neeson Signs Up For Ted 2

Liam Neeson is to reteam with his A Million Ways To Die In The West co-stars Amanda Seyfried and Seth Macfarlane in the Ted sequel.MACFarlane announced his latest casting coup in a tweet on Wednesday...

Liam Neeson Joins Ted 2

Liam Neeson is to star in 'Ted 2.'The 62-year-old actor has landed a starring role in Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel, which follows the adventures of John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) and his living brown bear, Ted...

Liam Neeson Joins Ted 2

Things are about to get serious for a certain trash-talking stuffed bear: Liam Neeson has signed on to join the cast of Ted 2. Ted better watch out as Neeson has a 'particular set of...

Kim Kardashian To Star In Ted Sequel

Kim Kardashian is set to star in a 'Ted' sequel.The 33-year-old reality TV star is to make a cameo in the sequel to the 2012 comedy movie starring Mila Kunis and Mark Wahlberg.A source told...

Morgan Freeman Joins Ted 2

Morgan Freeman has joined 'Ted 2.'The 77-year-old actor has landed the role as a civil rights lawyer in Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel, which follows the adventures of John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) and his living bear...

Barbra Streisand Leads Lauren Bacall Tributes

Barbra Streisand has paid tribute to her ''wise and loving friend'' Lauren Bacall.The 89-year-old actress passed away yesterday (12.08.14) after suffering a massive stroke and her friend, who played her daughter in 'The Mirror Has...

Jane Fonda And Kim Kardashian To Go 2d For Simpsons And American Dad

Kim Kardashian will turn voice-over artist in the season finale of 'American Dad' in September, whilst the new season of 'The Simpsons' will include appearences from the iconic Jane Fonda as well as comedians Nick...

It Seems Seth Macfarlane's 'Ted' Has Been Obnoxious Before

Ted, the main character of the film ted, was the loveable talking bear that looked like butter wouldn't melt.What he was, in actual fact, was the cause of endless friction between his owner John, Mark...

Copyright Lawsuit Questions The Originality Of Seth Macfarlane's "Ted" Character

Seth MacFarlane – frat guy favorite and walking controversy generator – is now involved in an intellectual property lawsuit over his 2012 hit, Ted. A Cali-based production company, called Bengal Mangle Productionsis suing MacFarlane, claiming...

Seth Macfarlane Slapped With Lawsuit Over Stealing 'Ted' Story From Web Series

Seth MacFarlane's hugely popular 2012 comedy 'Ted' may not have been his own idea!A California production company are suing the filmmaker for allegedly stealing the premise of the vulgar talking teddy bear.On Tuesday a lawsuit...

Seth Macfarlane Is Being Sued Over "Ted" As Sequel Gathers Speed

Someone is going to have to have the Ted talk with Seth Macfarlane following a copyright infringement claim being made against the producers of the hit, 2013 movie. The litigating company alleges the idea of...

Seth Macfarlane Sued For Copyright Infringement

Seth MacFarlane has been sued for alleged copyright infringement for 'Ted'.The 'Family Guy' creator, along with Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital, have been hit with the law suit from Bengal Mangle Productions - who...

Seth Macfarlane Sued Over Alleged Ted Theft

Seth Macfarlane has been accused of stealing the idea for his hit comedy Ted from a California production company.Bengal Mangle Productions bosses claim they created a vulgar teddy bear character, called Charlie, and MACFarlane ripped...

Seth Macfarlane Pledges $1 Million To Reading Rainbow Drive

Levar Burton's campaign to revive his popular U.S. children's show Reading Rainbow has been given a huge boost after Seth Macfarlane pledged $1 million (£625,000).Last month (May14), the Star Trek actor launched a crowdfunding drive...

Seth Macfarlane Will Donate Up $1m To Reading Rainbow Campaign

Seth MacFarlane will donate up to $1 million to the 'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter.The 'Family Guy' creator has thrown his support behind the campaign, which looks to make the educational reading show accessible to all children,...

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