While Rihanna and Alexander Skarsgård have been busy fighting
bad reviews aliens at sea in Battleship, Universal has been busy fighting a low-budget production company The Asylum in court over a straight-to-DVD knockoff.
The studio felt that the company's latest release, American Battleship, was titled to take advantage of their $30 million marketing campaign and the license they paid Hasbro a hefty sum for.
To avoid being taken to
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Have you ever noticed all of those low-budget knockoffs of big-budget blockbusters at the video store? Transmorphers, The Terminators, Battle Of Los Angeles, and Titanic II are just a few of the most obvious straight-to-DVD ripoffs that you may have seen in the $5 movie bin at Walmart.
They are all from a production company called The Asylum (which churned out THIS mega masterpiece) and Universal has finally had enough of the company capitalizing on its
The studio behind Battleship has filed a lawsuit against
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