Two production companies for Will Ferrell’s movie Stranger than Fiction will pay a rejected job applicant who was pregnant $75,000 to compensate her for discrimination.
Cynthia Castillo-Hill had applied for a job as an extras casting assistant. But the production companies, Crick Pictures LLC and Mandate Pictures LLC, yelled “cut” when they learned she was pregnant.
E-mails produced during discovery showed company officials were worried she wouldn’t be up to the job’s demands because of her pregnancy.
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