The curtain has come down anticlimactically on this year's Hollywood labor wars, with members of the two major actors unions giving the new film-TV deal a 97% endorsement.
Screen Actors Guild prexy William Daniels, on the heels of blasting the national board's conduct, has declared the panel needs to reach a deal on the plan to shrink it from 107 to 62 seats.
Advocates of shrinking the Screen Actors Guild's board from 107 to 62 and giving Hollywood a thin majority have run out of patience with SAG leaders and will take the issue directly to members.
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
New York Sen. Hillary Clinton has agreed to appear on a Creative Coalition/Screen Actors Guild panel discussing runaway production next month.
Writers Guild of America East prexy Herb Sargent will seek a sixth two-year term as top elected official of the 4,000-member org.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the road crew for the touring company of Troika's "Cats" and the crews for syndicated shows "Divorce Court" and "Power of Attorney."
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has organized a pair of Westwood One's operations in Massachusetts.
Screen Actors Guild board member Anne-Marie Johnson, the Guild's leading voice on affirmative action, has emerged as a possible running mate for presidential candidate Valerie Harper.
The Screen Actors Guild's Gotham prexy and treasurer have called for the firing of longtime SAG director of finance Gerald Wilson due to what they allege is his giving out false financial information…
Delegates to the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have tapped veteran Los Angeles activist John Connolly as prexy to succeed Shelby Scott, who decided not to seek re-election.