29 September 2011 4:35 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

(Updated: 11:21 a.m. Pst) Unpaid internships are commonplace in the movie business and considered a necessary step for aspiring filmmakers. But two former interns on “Black Swan” are striking back at the practice. They’re suing the Oscar-winning film’s producer Fox Searchlight for violating minimum wage and overtime laws. Also read: Fresh Out of the Gate, Cross Creek Makes 'Black Swan' Splash Russell Nelson, a spokesman for Fox Searchlight, declined to comment. The suit was filed in Manhattan federal court on behalf of Alex Footman, a Wesleyan film school graduate, and Eric Glatt, a Case Western »


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