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  • SAG-AFTRA's David White Remaining in Limbo with NBA Players Union

    After leaving SAG-AFTRA in limbo for the past two months, the National Basketball Players Assn. has told the performers union and top exec David White to wait some more. The NBPA has decided to relaunch its search process, two months after making White,...
  • Musicians Union Holds Rally to Protest Outsourcing of Film Scoring Jobs

    Using the Kevin Costner film "Draft Day" as an example, the American Federation of Musicians on Thursday launched a campaign designed to stop producers from sending scoring jobs to musicians outside the U.S. At a Westwood rally attended by about 75...
  • MipTV: Chipotle And Piro Discuss The Making And Future Of 'Farmed And Dangerous'

    PARIS- MipTV turned the spotlight on U.S. food chain Chipotle, which fully-financed "Farmed and Dangerous," the Hulu comedy show toplining Ray Wise as Buck Marshall, a cynical spin doctor navigating the industrial agriculture world. Chipotle earned...
  • SAG-AFTRA Contract Negotiations Set for May 5

    SAG-AFTRA will begin negotiations on a master contract covering movie and primetime TV with the Hollywood production companies on May 5 -- less than two months before the current SAG and AFTRA deals expire June 30. The performers union made the...
  • SAG-AFTRA to begin contract negotiations May 5

    SAG-AFTRA to begin contract negotiations May 5
    SAG-AFTRA, the union representing about 165,000 actors and other performers, said it will begin negotiations with Hollywood's major studios on a new film and television contract May 5. The talks will be closely watched as they mark the first time the...
  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • SAG-AFTRA: Wait Time for Residuals Cut to Three Weeks

    SAG-AFTRA has sliced the average waiting time for delivery of residual checks from eight weeks last May to three weeks following extensive internal efforts. The improvements came in the wake of years of complaints by members about the long waits for...
  • Writers Guild Reaches Deal with Producers

    The Writers Guild of America and Hollywood's production companies have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year master contract. The agreement came late Tuesday, just a month before the current deal expires on May 1. Negotiations have been...
  • WWE Studios Finally Finds its Footing in Hollywood

    For a decade, WWE has wrestled with the kind of movies it wants to make, shifting from actioners and horror fare headlined by wrestlers John Cena, Kane and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin to silly comedies and treacly dramas that seemed more at home on the...
  • 'WrestleMania' Celebrates 30 Years as WWE Pins Down Big Deals, Bright Future

    The deafening roar from a record crowd of more than 93,000 packed inside Pontiac, Mich.'s, Silverdome when Hulk Hogan scoop-slammed the 520-pound Andre the Giant there in 1987 is still music to Vince McMahon's ears. Twenty-seven years after "WrestleMania...
  • Hollywood's Top Blacksmith Tony Swatton Hammers Out a Living

    Tony Swatton looks like he came straight from central casting -- which is perhaps appropriate since, as blacksmith, he's the mastermind behind some of Hollywood's most recognizable props. The bearded, brawny Swatton scored his first feature film job in...
  • 'Mom' Stands Out Among Heart-Heavy Crop of TV Comedies

    It's been a dismal season for freshman comedies on the networks, based on ratings. That's the industry's general perception, which is unfortunate, because it overshadows some notable efforts to break the sitcom mold. The most promising trend might be...