"A federal judge here said she expected to grant summary judgment against a producer who accused Warner Bros. and others of basing the Clint Eastwood baseball film, “Trouble With the Curve,” on a script that belonged to him. At a hearing on Monday, Judge Dale S. Fischer of the United States District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles said she was unconvinced by expert testimony about similarities between the Eastwood film, which was directed by Robert Lorenz, and a script that had been written for the producer Ryan Brooks, who brought the suit. “They’re not substantially similar,” said Judge Fischer, who said she had watched the film and read the scripts."
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Judge Likely to Dismiss Script Case; New York Times, 2/24/14
Michael Cieply, New York Times; Judge Likely to Dismiss Script Case: