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'Big Short' wins Producers award; #OSW crisis also in room

Star-studded financial crisis comedy "The Big Short" gained some much-need Oscar equity Saturday night, receiving the Producers Guild of America's highest film award at a Los Angeles ceremony that also reflected on Hollywood's diversity crisis.

After gaining some early momentum in Hollywood's award season, "The Big Short" starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt lost some traction this month when it failed to win the top prizes at the Golden Globes and Critics Choice awards.

Many of the PGA's 7,000 members are also Oscar voters and for the past eight years, the guild's choices for its top trophy went on to win the best-picture...