The American actor Alfonso Ribeiro challenges Epic Games, the company behind the shooting game Fortnite, and 2K Games, the developer of basketballgame NBA 2K.
“Epic has failed to make mr. Ribeiro to compensate or even to ask permission to use his likeness and iconic intellectual property to use,” says the lawyer of the former actor from the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air against TMZ.
According to the actor, the companies have a well-known dance movement of his character Carlton Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air stolen, and in their game processed.
The shooting game Fortnite allows players to make their character dance movements to perform. The movement Fresh, that would be based on the ‘Carlton Dance’ from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, in January 2018 available.
At the beginning of december, it was announced that Epic Games is also being sued by American rapper 2 Milly. He also claims that in Fortnite by him devised dance movement.
American rapper complains Fortnite because of using dance movement