The Screen Actors Guild has tapped Bethany Ellis as national exec director of human resources following last year's departures of the department's top two execs.
Even after a tumultuous run that included a six-month strike in 2000, a de facto strike last year, the resignation of its top exec after 10 daysand this year's election rerun, the thesps still have a…
For every A-list actor making $20 million or more per movie, there are thousands pulling down SAG's minimum day-player rate of $655 a day.
Oscar's help came in handy over Easter weekend for "A Beautiful Mind," "Monster's Ball," "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and "Gosford Park."
The spin battle over SAG's tentative deal with talent agents has intensified as voting by the guild's 98,000 members begins this week. Ballots go out Wednesday and are due back April 19.
Members of the Screen Actors Guild national board have overwhelmingly agreed to cut SAG's national board to 62 from 107 and to boost Hollywood's representation from 46% to 53%.
"The Panic Room" was sizzling as Sony's thriller, starring Jodie Foster, debuted with $30.2 million, setting a record for an Easter weekend opener and helping make the frame the biggest Easter…
Shawna Brakefield, longtime director of the Screen Actors Guild's indie outreach program, has resigned her post in order to return to producing as SAG brings the program inhouse.
Hollywood will remain showbiz's financial and administrative center, but film production will continue fleeing the region in coming years due to forces of globalization, ICM chief Jeff Berg asserted…
Los Angeles County's entertainment biz has lost nearly 18,000 jobs over the past year, due to the combined effects of the de facto strike, runaway production and the recession, according to an…
John Burton, the powerful California Senate president pro tem, has accused the Screen Actors Guild of extensive distortions in its hard-sell tactics on a tentative deal with Hollywood agents.