J.Lo Off The Hook Because Simple Minds Think Alike
Writer Jack Bunick claimed in a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Manhattan that the series "South Beach" that debuted in January 2006 was too similar to a plot he described in 1999 for a pilot episode of a show that would have been called "South Beach Miami." The lawsuit named Lopez, UPN, CBS Television and others as defendants.
U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said there's inadequate evidence to take the case to trial. The judge also noted that Bunick admits his scripts includes generic ideas and commonplace elements and aspects of the South Beach, Miami club and modeling scene. - more on this story