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Lawsuit against Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg and 'Ballers' team seeks $200 million

Lawsuit against Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg and 'Ballers' team seeks $200 million

"Ballers" executive producers Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg's copyright lawsuit just got a damages amount: $200 million to be exact, according to the amended complaint submitted on Tuesday.

Baller status, indeed.

The actors; creator Stephen Levinson; HBO; and production companies 7 Bucks Entertainment and Leverage Management have been accused of poaching the idea for the summertime football series in a federal suit brought by Everette Silas and Sherri Littleton in December.

Screenwriters Silas and Littleton say the premium cable channel's NFL-centric show "borrows heavily" from a show they made in 2007 called "Off...

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