Topics

Tom Hanks

SAG-AFTRA election reflects fears over actors' pay for online shows

SAG-AFTRA election reflects fears over actors' pay for online shows

A behind-the-scenes drama is playing out in Hollywood, one that has pitted America's best-known home improvement mom against the White Shadow. Actors, extras, stunt people and other performers are once again squaring off over who should lead their union in an unusually close election that has highlighted growing anxieties over how talent is compensated in the Internet age. The outcome that will be decided Aug. 20 could mark a change of course for Hollywood's largest entertainment union and a return to a more contentious period in labor relations with the major studios. SIGN UP for the free Indie Focus movies newsletter >> In one corner is Ken Howard, the current...

Loading
82°