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Sag Earnings From Tv Continue To Fall

16th August 2011

The fallout from the Screen Actors Guild 2008-09 strike continues to be felt as studios and independent producers reject SAG and opt for contracts with the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists in developing...

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Aftra, Sag To Begin Merger Talks

3rd June 2011

Merger committees of the two principal actors unions, the Screen Actors Guild, and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, plan to meet together for the first time in Washington over the weekend of...

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Hailee Steinfeld Becomes Face Of Miu Miu

17th May 2011

Hailee Steinfeld has been named as the new face of Miu Miu. The 14-year-old 'True Grit' star will front the Italian fashion house's autumn/winter campaign after being introduced to executives from the brand at the...

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Natalie Portman Quitting Acting To Start Family?

9th May 2011

Natalie Portman, the 29-year-old Academy Award winner, has suggested that she may quit acting to focus on her family. Natalie Portman, who is currently starring in the box-office hit 'Thor', is expecting her first child...

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Jesse Eisenberg Knew Social Network Would Be 'Special'

14th February 2011

Jesse Eisenberg always had faith 'The Social Network' would be "special".The 27-year-old actor - who plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the movie based on the social networking website - admitted the film's subject matter...

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Jesse Eisenberg Knew Social Network Would Be 'Special'.

14th February 2011

Jesse Eisenberg always had faith 'The Social Network' would be "special".The 27-year-old actor - who plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the movie based on the social networking website - admitted the film's subject matter...

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Jesse Eisenberg Forced To Watch Films By Therapist

4th February 2011

Jesse Eisenberg has been told to watch his own films by a therapist.The 'Social Network' actor says he hates watching himself on screen and he is so critical about his talent he has to have...

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Nicole Kidman Shares First Baby Picture On Red Carpet

1st February 2011

NICOLE KIDMAN and husband KEITH URBAN shared a picture of their newly born daughter Faith Margaret on the red carpet on Sunday (30th January 2011)NICOLE KIDMAN and KEITH URBAN recently announced the birth of their...

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Sag Crowns The King's Speech

31st January 2011

The King's Speech increased its lengthy lead in the Oscar race Sunday night as the Screen Actors Guild awarded the movie trophies for best ensemble acting (equivalent to Oscar's best picture award) and bestowed its...

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Eva Longoria Completes Divorce From Tony Parker

31st January 2011

Eva Longoria and Tony Parker's divorce is now finalised.The union between the 'Desperate Housewives' actress and the San Antonio Spurs basketball player was dissolved on Friday (28.01.11) after just over three years of marriage. Eva,...

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Natalie Portman Worries About Falling On Red Carpet

31st January 2011

Natalie Portman wants to get through awards season without falling over on the red carpet.The pregnant 29-year-old actress was at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles last night (30.01.11), where she won the...

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Colin Firth Wins Sag Prize For The King's Speech

31st January 2011

Colin Firth scooped the Outstanding Actor prize at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards last night (30.01.11).The British star won the prize for his role in Tom Hooper's 'The King's Speech' - following on from...

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Aftra-sag Merger Moves Closer

24th January 2011

One day after the board of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) authorized the union's leaders to continue working with their counterparts at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to create a merged...

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Jeff Bridges Joins Sag Award Presenter List

20th January 2011

Jeff Bridges has been added to the list of presenters for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. The 'Tron: Legacy' actor and '30 Rock' star Alec Baldwin will be among the long line of presenters...

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Colin Firth To Receive Walk Of Fame Star

6th January 2011

Colin Firth is to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 50-year-old actor - who is tipped for Oscars success thanks to his role as British monarch King George VI in 'The...

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Wga Rules Out Awards For Some Top Films

29th December 2010

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) is being stricter than other industry unions that hand out annual awards by insisting that scripts submitted for its annual awards presentations be produced under WGA jurisdiction. Daily Variety...

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Weinstein To Make Personal Appeal To Mpaa Over Blue Valentine

7th December 2010

Harvey Weinstein will personally appear before the MPAA ratings appeal board to ask that the NC-17 rating meted out to Blue Valentine be reduced to an R rating, Deadline.com's Pete Hammond reported on Monday. "Usually...

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Unions, Producers Sign Three-year Peace Treaty

8th November 2010

Largely sidestepping the new media issues that stalemated contract negotiations nearly two years ago, representatives of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) announced today (Sunday) that...

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Hobbit Still Homeless

26th October 2010

After meeting with ten Warner Bros. executives who had flown to New Zealand to participate in crisis talks over the filming of The Hobbit in that country, Prime Minister John Key told reporters that, while...

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The Hobbit Boycott Ends

21st October 2010

A planned acting union boycott of 'The Hobbit' has been called off. The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) previously sent out warnings for their members not...

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Activist Sag Member Says She Won't Seek Reelection

1st October 2010

Anne-Marie Johnson, one of the prime movers of the activist Membership First faction of the Screen Actors Guild, has informed SAG members that she will not seek reelection as first vice president. Her announcement came...

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Hollywood Returns To Bargaining Table

28th September 2010

Negotiations between the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists on the one hand and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on the other began in Sherman Oaks,...

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Unions, Studios Battle Over Hobbit

28th September 2010

The three studios that are due to produce and distribute the Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit , have responded to the decision by the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television...

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Gloria Stuart Dies Aged 100

28th September 2010

'Titanic' actress Gloria Stuart has died at the age of 100.The screen star - who portrayed the older version of Kate Winslet's character Rose Calvert in the movie - died of respiratory failure during her...

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U.s. Actors Union Order Members Not To Work On The Hobbit

27th September 2010

Throwing their considerable weight behind the New Zealand branch of Australia's actors' union, the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA), the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)...

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The Hobbit Hits Union Troubles

27th September 2010

Union representatives have warned actors not to accept work on 'The Hobbit'.The film, which is a prequel to the 'Lord of the Ring's franchise, has already come up against a whole host of problems, with...

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Unions Agree On Negotiating Strategy

13th September 2010

Members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have agreed to deemphasize payments for new media and focus instead on bread-and-butter issues like increases in employer contributions to...

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Sag Snubs Stars' Game Contract

23rd June 2005

LATEST: A contract between actors including SAMUEL L JACKSON, DENNIS HOPPER and BURT REYNOLDS and the computer game business has been rejected by the SCREEN ACTORS GUILD (SAG). Game producers agreed to give a...

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Actors Reach Deal Over Video Game Profits

17th June 2005

Stars including SAMUEL L JACKSON, DENNIS HOPPER and BURT REYNOLDS have triumphed over the lucrative computer game business in a bitter dispute over payment for their video game voice-overs . Producers of the games...

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