High-profile union actors, headed by Paul Newman and Jason Robards, have launched a two-week public relations blitz prior to the resumption of negotiations between striking actors and advertisers.
Striking actors unions have asked Emmy nominees to wear gold ribbons as a show of solidarity during the Sept. 10 broadcast of the Primetime Emmy Awards.
The four-month strike by union actors took a tragic turn over the weekend as a 38-year-old actor died after collapsing on a picket line in Hollywood. Strike captains for the Screen Actors Guild said…
The Screen Actors Guild, attempting to soften the sting of its four-month strike against advertisers, has announced a $500,000 national strike relief fund for actors who have exhausted their benefits.
Walt Disney Co.'s consumer products arm has decided to restructure its Art Classics division by licensing out production and distribution starting in February.
Striking union actors plan to picket General Motors plants in five different states in coming weeks as a way of intensifying their campaign against the automaker.
The Artists Rights Foundation has named director-producer Sydney Pollack as this year's recipient of its John Huston Award for Artists Rights.
Striking union actors used star power Monday, staging pickets with casts of "The West Wing" and "Malcolm in the Middle" to draw news media attention to the 16-week work stoppage against advertisers.
Jason Schwartzman has signed on to writer-director Andrew Niccol's "Simone," the Al Pacino starrer set up at New Line Cinema.
The head of the Assn. of Talent Agents has blasted ad industry negotiators for dragging their feet in returning to the bargaining table with striking actors. "We find it irresponsible that the…
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