A year and a half after its creation, SAG-AFTRA is showcasing high-profile support at its first-ever convention at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The five-day event, which launches…
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
Ned Vaughn, a key architect of the SAG-AFTRA merger, has resigned as the union’s exec VP and will seek a California State Assembly seat as a Republican. Vaughn, whose acting credits date back to…
Ken Howard has been re-elected national president of SAG-AFTRA, easily defeating Esai Morales as his primary challenger in the first contest to lead performers union since last year’s merger of SAG…
The battle over SAG-AFTRA’s funds held in trust has escalated in the wake of Ed Asner’s lawsuit alleging misconduct over how the union handles over $100 million of such monies. The long-running…
Hollywood's major unions have backed Viacom in its attempt to overturn rulings in its copyright infringement case against Google subsidiary YouTube.
The classic noir film "Union Station" (1950) showed the 1939 train depot in its heyday as the last of America's great railway stations, even if L.A. subbed for Chicago in typical Hollywood fashion…
Sometimes a movie comes along that just perfectly captures the zeitgeist. Sometimes a movie comes along that is so bad it's good. And sometimes a movie comes along with a one-word title that says it…
The SAG-AFTRA election is heating up with current SAG-AFTRA co-president Roberta Reardon heading the New York Coalition for Unity as a slate of SAG-AFTRA candidates. It’s the second New York-based…
James “Jimmy” Tolbert, one of the first African-American entertainment attorneys in Hollywood, died April 22 in Santa Monica after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 86. Tolbert’s clients at…
With all three major guilds prepping for negotiations on their master contracts, 2013 may be an anxious year for Hollywood as uncertainty pervades the labor landscape.
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