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Newswire: Sausage Party co-director denies claims of employee mistreatment

On Monday, the raunchy, R-rated animated comedy Sausage Party got a lot less fun as anonymous sources claiming to be animators who worked on the film alleged that the reason why Sausage Party’s creative team was free to make such a boundary-pushing animated movie was because they treated their below-the-line technical workers like sweatshop labor. Let’s back up for a moment: The film was made for somewhere in the neighborhood of $20 million, although directors Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan wouldn’t confirm that number in their recent interview with Cartoon Brew that started this whole mess.
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