The elected leaders of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have taken a key step toward resolving sticky jurisdictional issues with the Screen Actors Guild.
Warner Bros Pictures has paid high-six figures to option the spec script "A Private's Life" for WB-based producer John Wells to produce.
When "Jackass the Movie" opens Oct. 25, it will again test the synergistic relationship between MTV Films and its corporate parent Paramount.
SAG's national board has tapped Noah Wyle as Guild spokesman to the National Coalition on Health Care as part of SAG's move to join the NCHC.
A group of New York SAG members have set a rally for Saturday to protest the recent tightening of eligibility requirements for the SAG-industry pension and health plan.
Still regarding one another warily, the Assn. of Talent Agents and the Screen Actors Guild seem poised to consider a resumption of a dialogue after months of silence.
SAG's national board has named Screen Actors Guild prexy Melissa Gilbert to head the SAG-AFTRA task force, a new body assigned to help sort out jurisdictional issues between the performers' unions.
The state of California is clamping down on the practice of "pay to audition" workshops, in which actors pay to be seen.
SAG CEO Bob Pisano has thrown cold water on the notion of merging with AFTRA.
In a move that lays the groundwork for starting talks on a new commercials contract, SAG's board has taken up nominations to its negotiating committee, with Melissa Gilbert recommending former SAG…