Hollywood Internships Under Fire After ‘Black Swan’ Ruling
“There are cultural nuances that don’t travel. Broad comedies play because falling on a banana peel is funny in every culture, but nuance — cultural nuance, or wit — are peculiarities. They don’t travel.
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At least for now.” PHOTOS: The Best (and Worst) Dance Movies: From ‘Step Up’ to ‘Black Swan’ After all, the Black Swan internship that caused Alex Footman and Eric Glatt to sue probably sounds familiar to most movie producers. The two performed duties such as tracking purchasing orders and making photocopies. The film’s line producer even sent an e-mail to a Searchlight exec about a union rep who was on set and complained that an intern was doing work that should have been assigned to a loader. Fox is appealing the summary judgment, but in the meantime, even paying minimum wage to interns might not be enough.
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Johnny Depp not retiring from Hollywood
“I think while I’ve got the opportunity, the desire and the creative spark to do the things that I can do right now, I should do them. And then, at a certain point, just take it down to the bare minimum and concentrate on, I guess , living life. Really living life,” femalefirst.co.uk quoted Depp as saying. “And going somewhere where you don’t have to be on the run, or sneak in through the kitchen or the underground labyrinth of the hotel. At a certain point, when you get old enough or get a few brain cells back, you realise that, on some level, you lived a life of a fugitive,” he added.
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