Seth MacFarlane sued over 'Ted' character by production company who claims idea was stolen

July 16, 2014 2:00 PM

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Seth MacFarlane, Universal Studios and his production company Fuzzy Door Productions are being sued for copyright infringement over the foul-mouthed teddy bear character Ted, who starred in his film of the same name. MacFarlane directed, co-wrote, produced and starred in the film.

Bengal Mangle Productions, a production company based out of California, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday that claimed Ted was stolen from their Charlie character featured in their screenplay Acting School Academy from 2008. The character went on to star in a web series that was featured on outlets like i...

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