Diep drama of actors' exploitation

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Described as a crime thriller, the series is set in Diepsloot, a township in Johannesburg. Photo: Supplied
Described as a crime thriller, the series is set in Diepsloot, a township in Johannesburg. Photo: Supplied

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Trouble is brewing on the set of the popular Mzansi Magic telenovela DiepCity after cast members this week complained about being exploited and underpaid by the production house.

Some prominent cast members on the show are allegedly being paid a measly R350 to R400 per day, way below the acting industry pay standards.

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