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Actors Strike

Actors' Strike Averted: SAG, AMPTP Reach Tentative Deal

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — The Screen Actors Guild and the Hollywood studios said Friday they have reached a tentative deal on movie and prime-time TV show p...

SAG Strike Authorization Ballots Delayed

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

The Screen Actors Guild has delayed sending out the strike authorization ballots until January 14 at the earliest, representing an approximately two-week delay from the originally scheduled mailing date of January 2.

Why the WGA was Right and SAG is Wrong

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Seitzman

The time we're in now isn't more hospitable to a work stoppage or a better deal. The only thing SAG's timing is more hospitable to is home foreclosure.

How Not to Negotiate: 101

David L. Wolper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David L. Wolper

In my 50 years in show business, I have never seen a worse negotiation by a guild than that being conducted by the team of the Screen Actors Guild with the studios for a new contract.

SAG Rejects Latest Offer From Hollywood

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The Screen Actors Guild weighed bargaining strategies Friday after Hollywood producers warned a souring economy could cause them t...

TV And Radio Actors Sign Deal With Hollywood

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The major Hollywood studios have told the Screen Actors Guild that if the union does not accept its final contract offer by Aug. 1...

George Clooney Plays Peacemaker In Actors Dispute

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — George Clooney just wants actors to get along instead of choosing between sparring unions. In a two-page letter released Thursday...

Hollywood Stars Urge Early SAG Talks To Avoid Strike

Reuters via Yahoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Hollywood stars George Clooney, Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep are urging the Screen Actors Guild to start talks for a new labor contract ...