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Interns remain unpaid at Lionsgate despite lawsuits elsewhere
Interns remain unpaid at Lionsgate despite lawsuits elsewhere

A wave of lawsuits has led some of the biggest Hollywood companies to end their long-standing practice of not paying interns. But there's a high-profile holdout in this labor controversy: the popular horror and comedy studio Lionsgate. The company, known for squeezing maximum profit out of smaller genre movies such as "Saw" and "Kick-Ass," is the only major film and television studio with an unpaid internship program. It's a practice, legal experts say, that could expose Lionsgate to a potential lawsuit. Former unpaid interns on the film "Black Swan" fired the first major salvo at Hollywood in a 2011 lawsuit against Fox Searchlight Pictures....

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