This story from Variety. — Posted: Sun., Dec. 27, 2009, 8:00pm PT SAG balks at ‘fi-core’ talk By DAVE MCNARY With most of Hollywood shut down for the holidays, a skirmish broke out last week over thesps being persuaded to quit the Screen Actors Guild. SAG First VP Anne-Marie Johnson and several board members including [...]
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In a last minute compromise, Bing Como winner of Off Beat Magazines “Exploratory Crooner”* of The Year Award has agreed to offer to our loyal SAG Watchdog Patrons a free download of his latest hit the controversial “I’m Dreaming of a SAG Christmas.” Merry SAG Christmas from your Ol’ SAG Watchdog. *This award is awarded [...]
The reported reason this is happening is because the celebrity TV series star insisted that it be shot under AFTRA’s jurisdiction. To find out who the celebrity is, and the reasons why, and why SAG is doing nothing about it, read on. First here is the casting notice. After seeing the notice, a SAG actor [...]
Reardon’s star rises, as actors income sinks. And does the SAG Howard Keel award winner qualify? And why the hell is AFTRA promoting Geraldo being honored?
The Headline: Reardon Named to the Hollywood Reporter’s ’18th Annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 List’ A labor leader can gain power two ways: One by standing up for the union’s membership or, two, by selling them out. Gosh, I wonder which one Reardon is? One clue: as actors income sinks, her status with producers [...]
The following form Broadway World. Com — Monday, November 30, 2009; Posted: 05:11 PM – by BWW News Desk Actors’ Equity Association (Equity) announced today that John P. Connolly will not seek a second term as the Executive Director of the Union. In a statement, Mr. Connolly said, “I came home to my parent union [...]