Ted brings copyright infringement suit to Seth MacFarlane

July 16, 2014 9:48 AM

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Ted brings copyright infringement suit to Seth MacFarlane

I’m pretty sure most will remember the foul-mouthed teddy bear in the 2012 movie Ted that stared Mark Wahlberg putting up with very unreasonable behaviour from his teddy bear Ted, which was voice, directed and co-written by Seth MacFarlane. The comedy movie went on to be a big success, but now Ted is bringing a court battle to MacFarlane.

Apparently Bengal Mangle Productions have filed a lawsuit at the US District Court in Los Angeles claiming that Seth MacFarlane plagiarised their character in ‘Charlie and the abusive teddy bear’ from a web series called Acting School Academy, which first aired back in 1996, reports the Guardian.

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