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Men in Black extra sues after wardrobe malfunction

01 Jun 2012
A more serious kind than the Superbowl incident.
A Men in Black III extra has sued Columbia Pictures after an undisclosed wardrobe function left her injured and unable to work. Danika Gerner said that she suffered "serious bodily injuries" over the course of a five-day shoot as a result of a costume, which was in a "defective and dangerous condition". She states that the defendants failed to “take suitable precautions" for her safety.” As a result of her injuries, Gerner claims that she is unable to do her usual work.
The defendants in the case include Steven Spielberg's production company Amblin Entertainment and a number of individual members of the film's costume department. Columbia Pictures has not commented on the case yet.
This is the latest instance of an actor being injured on-set and suing the production company. Last week, an extra was awarded $18.5 million in compensation after he suffered significant brain damage when a stunt when wrong during the filming of the latest Transformers film.
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