AFTRA's national board has granted strike authorization at Clear Channel radio stations WLTW, WKTU, WAXQ and WWPR in New York.
Rowan Atkinson's spy spoof "Johnny English" remained a potent player overseas in its soph session, racking up an estimated $19 million from 3,480 playdates in 38 territories during Easter weekend.
"Anger Management" remained the box office rage with an estimated gross of $25.6 million in its soph session, easily topping the Easter weekend. Sony/Revolution's comedy declined an acceptable 39%…
AFTRA has tapped Cedric the Entertainer and Roberta Flack to receive kudos at its inaugural AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards for entertainment and recording artists, respectively.
Leaders of Actors' Equity Assn. have unanimously endorsed the current proposal to merge SAG and AFTRA into a new umbrella union called the Alliance of Intl. Media Artists.
Mailboxes and email inboxes of SAG and AFTRA members will fill up next week when the unions launch their pro-merger campaign.
Three-time Oscar nominee William J. Creber has been selected to receive the Hollywood Film Festival's Richard Sylbert Outstanding Achievement in Production Design Award.
Paramount has tapped Matthew McConaughey to topline "Sahara," a potential action-adventure franchise.
Significant opposition to the proposed SAG-AFTRA merger has emerged, portending a potentially bitter fight for the votes of SAG's 98,000 members.
A former Screen Actors Guild exec has sued the Guild, accusing the union of wrongful termination for his opposition to alleged racial discrimination within SAG.
The war in Iraq may still be under way, but Hollywood's battle against runaway production looks to have found a bit of relief thanks, in part, to the conflict.