The federal government has sued Vivendi Universal for race discrimination over the firing of an African-American from his post as first assistant director on "2 Fast 2 Furious."
The Writers Guild of America West board of directors has named Dan Wilcox to replace Michael Mahern, who resigned his position.
AFTRA leaders have blessed the union's tentative deal for a new sound recordings contract, citing the pact's expanded health coverage.
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Leaders of SAG and AFTRA have given an 81% endorsement to the new commercials deal, setting up a ratification vote by the unions' 140,000 members amid an uncertain outlook for passage.
After more than a year of negotiations, AFTRA and the five major record labels have reached a tentative agreement on a new sound recordings contract.
Veteran thesp Lance Henriksen has become the first actor cast in "Alien vs. Predator," Fox's upcoming matchup between two cult characters.
SAG and the ad industry plan to spend $1.5 million on creating a system to track TV commercials to ensure that performers receive full payment for ads that air.
Members of the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees and Technicians have ratified a four-year deal covering more than 4,000 technicians, newswriters and other job classifications at ABC.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 700 has won a 31-7 vote to continue as the bargaining rep for 45 workers at trailer house Aspect Ratio.
The Intl. Cinematographers Guild has selected filmmaker Ron Howard, IATSE president Thomas C. Short and ICG prexy George Spiro Dibie for ICG lifetime achievement awards.