Ratcheting up its rhetoric, SAG has threatened to sue studios and networks if they interfere with the guild's plans for expanding contract enforcement to locations outside the U.S.
SAG has filed a countersuit against its former affirmative action director Patricia Heisser Metoyer, in response to her suit alleging wrongful termination and defamation.
Cyber piracy is traumatizing showbiz's mega-congloms, and there's no easy solution in sight, a panel of Hollywood heavyweights asserted Tuesday.
Adding more murkiness to the standoff between SAG and Hollywood agents, the top negotiator for studios and networks has told tenpercenters to avoid helping SAG on Global Rule One.
Fox 2000 has snapped up a pitch by Craig Sherman and Bob Jury on legendary football coach Glenn S. "Pop" Warner and his first season at the Carlisle Indian School.
Mirroring Hollywood's approach, California's top labor official is taking a wait-and-see stance regarding the current standoff between SAG and talent agents.
Cristi Lima has been promoted to VP of field publicity and promotions at Fox Searchlight, from her post as director of field operations.
In the latest hiring of high-profile players, the Screen Actors Guild has retained Darius Anderson and his Platinum Advisers for lobbying work in Sacramento.
SAG leaders have refused to back off plans to expand contract enforcement despite demands from studios and nets to drop the Global Rule One campaign.
SAG's nascent campaign to toughen contract enforcement outside the U.S. on May 1 received a bumpy reception on two fronts last week.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$22.2M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$15.7M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$11.6M Warner Brothers / New Line