“Time travel is a well-established genre in all forms of media,” Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television and NBCUniversal said in a motion today to dismiss the Timeless copyright infringement and breach of implied contract lawsuit slapped on them back in September. “Moreover, in many examples of the genre, the generic story line involves characters whose time travel alters the course of history, often preventing bad things from happening,” the filing in federal court adds of why Onza Entertainment claims the NBC series was “ripped off” from Spanish drama El Ministerio del Tiempo (The Department of Time) should be considered a non-starter (read it here).
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Will NBC and Sony get more time with Timeless, or is the series already doomed?
Stay tuned as we continue to monitor the cancel/renew status of Timeless Season 2…