'Black Swan' Interns Hit Fox With Wage-And-Hour Action

Law360, New York (September 28, 2011, 4:17 PM EDT) -- Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc. was hit with a putative class and collective action in New York on Wednesday by two interns who said they worked on the Oscar-nominated film “Black Swan” and accused the company of misclassifying workers as unpaid interns to reduce production costs.

Fox Searchlight — the independent film arm of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. — has enjoyed success in part because of its tight control of production budgets, according to the suit, which adds that "Black Swan" was produced for $13 million...
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Case Information

Case Title

Glatt et al v. Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

September 28, 2011

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