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Will Hollywood Writers Go on Strike?

21 March, 2017 (16:41) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

6:00 AM PDT 3/21/2017 by Jonathan Handel Hollywood Reporter As the number of scripted series and TV writers surge, shorter orders stall the volume of produced episodes and staff writer earnings, while screenwriters’ wages drop 21 percent. With scripted television booming — 455 series this season, more than double the number six years ago — […]

New California IMDb Age Law Probably Unconstitutional, Experts Say

29 September, 2016 (00:19) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

September 27, 2016 6:46am PT by Jonathan Handel Scholars and practitioners alike come down hard on the new law, with only one of seven lawyers suggesting the enactment would survive a challenge. A new California law that will require IMDb to omit or remove age and birth date from an actor’s profile upon request is […]

An Actor’s Cautionary Tale: Cancer Diagnosis and a Drawn-Out Battle Over Residuals.

14 August, 2014 (14:12) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

11:59 AM PST 08/14/2014 by Jonathan Handel Diagnosed with cancer in 2012, Alex Doe endured a 3 1/2-year residuals runaround from Warner Bros. and SAG-AFTRA that threatened health insurance coverage A version of this story originally appeared in the Aug. 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Actors often complain about late residuals checks, although […]

SAG-AFTRA’s White shoots an “Airball” with the NBA!

4 August, 2014 (21:34) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

SAG-AFTRA’s David White Not Going to NBA Players Association 4:00 PM PST 07/29/2014 by Jonathan Handel The NBA PA chooses another finalist, and THR learns that the SAG-AFTRA president had already been urging White to extend his contract. SAG-AFTRA national executive director David White is staying put. The NBA Players Association had been considering White […]

Secrets of the SAG-AFTRA Convention!!!!!

30 September, 2013 (13:39) | 2013 | By: Arlin Miller

11:03 AM PDT 9/30/2013 by Jonathan Handel (Exclusive) UPDATED: THR goes behind closed doors for a look at the hardball politics of the union’s first national convention. Forget about the speakers and panels. What really happened at the SAG-AFTRA convention, which concluded Sunday? Here’s what sources revealed to The Hollywood Reporter: politicking, horse trading and […]