'Muppets' Film Editor Hits Disney With Gender Bias Suit

Law360, New York (June 5, 2013, 3:19 PM EDT) -- An assistant film editor who worked on Walt Disney Pictures' 2011 movie "The Muppets" filed suit against Disney and a production company Monday in California state court, accusing them of failing to protect her from alleged gender and racial discrimination at the hands of her former supervisor.

Cecilia Hyoun, who has more than 15 years of experience in the film industry and worked on the 2002 drama "8 Mile," starring rapper Eminem, as well as "Almost Famous" and "Vanilla Sky," was allegedly subjected to "severe and pervasive harassment" by the editor of the "Muppets" movie before being fired from that production,...

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