They're an elite group. They make as much as $2 million per gig. In some situations they pull down $250,000 a week. They're courted by superstars. Agents return their phone calls.
Leaders of SAG and AFTRA have pledged strong mutual support as they head into bargaining during 2003 and 2004 but remain vague on the overriding question of merging the nation's top performers unions.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Spike Jones Jr. as producer of its Writers Guild Awards show to be held March 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.
A trio of media unions -- the WGA, AFTRA and CWA -- have bashed the FCC's plan to loosen key media ownership rules, asserting the changes will create more problems than they solve.
Reacting to growing health insurance headaches for thesps, the Screen Actors Guild Foundation and the Motion Picture & Television Fund have launched an emergency financial assistance program for…
Paramount Pictures has tapped Joel Wyman to script the remake of "The Warriors," to be directed by Tony Scott.
Deuces are wild once again for Rob Schneider, who will return for another outing as the luckless "Deuce Bigalow."
Sitcom specialist Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, making its first foray into feature production, has signed a three-year first-look agreement with Paramount Pictures.
Three months after ankling as Warner Bros. production chief, Lorenzo di Bonaventura has signed a three-year first-look production deal with Paramount.
SAG and AFTRA will take another step on joint initiatives today, signaling that the nation's top performers unions may be moving toward a merger.