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SAG-AFTRA and the AMPTP Reach a Deal

November 8, 2023 by  
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The more than six-month labor disputes are tentatively set to end, as SAG-AFTRA has reached a tentative agreement, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

Jeri Ryan on the Possible Studio-Suggested Clause in the Proposed New Contract: ‘If it’s All AI, This Entire Industry is Gone’

November 7, 2023 by  
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“We are here and we will be here another f—ing year if we need to be,” she says. “I hope it’s not! But they’re doing exactly what they said they were gonna do, which is try to starve everybody out. Screw them. They don’t get to do that. We’re here as long as it takes.”

SAG-AFTRA Picketers Respond to the ‘Best, Last, and Final’ AMPTP Offer: ‘Or What?’

November 6, 2023 by  
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Plus, SAG-AFTRA’s LA Vice President Michelle Hurd urges actors to come out to the picket line.

SAG-AFTRA Picketers Celebrate Halloween—And Show Support for the Negotiating Committee

October 31, 2023 by  
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“[We] send a resounding full-throated message to them that we have their backs,” Danny Pino says.

Anne Cofell Saunders Explains Why the ‘Genre Queens’ Writers are Supporting SAG-AFTRA—and Setting Up Their Own Community

October 27, 2023 by  
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“SAG’s at a critical point in their negotiations, and now, more than ever, it’s important for writers and producers to collaborate and show our love for actors.”

Kirsten Vangsness on the SAG-AFTRA Strike: ‘Everybody Deserves to Get Paid a Fair Amount’

October 25, 2023 by  
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“Everybody already has day jobs. The people that don’t have day jobs are the upper echelon, like me, [that] make plenty of money. But…there is no middle class anymore in the acting world.”

Actors Express Hope and Optimism as SAG-AFTRA and the AMPTP Prepare to Resume Negotiations

October 23, 2023 by  
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“I’m very hopeful that they’re coming to finish the job.”

Steven Weber on the SAG-AFTRA Strike: ‘People Who Create the Product Need to Be Paid Accordingly’

October 20, 2023 by  
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“Let’s use AI to cure cancer. Let’s use AI to find out what dogs are really thinking. Let’s stop trying to replace human beings.”

PSYCH Vet Kirsten Nelson on ‘Offering Joy’ As a SAG-AFTRA Strike Captain

October 11, 2023 by  
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“Joy is a form of resistance, as well. And offering joy, even if it’s three hours in the morning, that makes me go home feeling happy.”

CASTLE, COVERT AFFAIRS, and GREY’S ANATOMY Stars Share The Importance of Getting a Fair Contract for SAG-AFTRA

October 6, 2023 by  
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“I think it’s a once-in-a-generation time for our union,” CASTLE vet Seamus Dever says.

Actors on the SAG-AFTRA Picket Line Express Cautious Optimism Ahead of Renewed Negotiation

September 30, 2023 by  
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“It finally feels like we’re in the home stretch,” Jeri Ryan says.

Writers Share the Importance of Continuing to Support SAG-AFTRA Post-WGA Strike

September 26, 2023 by  
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“We’re here with our brothers and sisters in SAG, and they’re not done,” Amy Berg says. “So that’s gonna be our new focus: to support them in any way we can.”

WGA and the AMPTP Reach a Tentative Deal

September 24, 2023 by  
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The WGA has been on strike since May 2.

Shawna Benson Explains How the Benson Sisters’ Twitch Page is Bringing Fans Into the Picketing Process—and Helping the Entertainment Community Fund

September 22, 2023 by  
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Shawna and Julie Benson—vets of THE 100 and STAR TREK: PRODIGY—have been livestreaming pickets since the early days of the WGA strike.

The BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Team Reunites to Support the WGA and SAG-AFTRA Strikes—And Express Concern About AI

September 21, 2023 by  
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“I know a little something about AI—it doesn’t end well.”