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    Federal Judge Dismisses Ed Asner Suit

    Ed Asner plans to continue his fight for "transparency" in SAG-AFTRA's residual payments through different avenues after a court setback Wednesday, his attorney told Backstage.

  • News

    SAG Awards Voting Ends Friday

    Members have until noon on Friday, Jan. 17, to get their votes in for the Screen Actors Guild Awards actor categories

  • News

    Watch the '12 Years a Slave' Cast Discuss How They Got Their SAG Cards

    Watch as the cast of "12 Years a Slave" discuss how they got their SAG cards!

  • News

    SAG-AFTRA Holding N.Y. Open House

    Union actors in New York mark your calendars: The city's new SAG-AFTRA offices are holding a grand opening.

  • News

    Start 2014 Off Right: The Basics of Joining SAG-AFTRA

    As you start a fresh year, cast a look at the requirements to joining SAG-AFTRA and what it means once you’re a member.

  • News

    Justin Timberlake, SAG-AFTRA Reach Deal on Tour Dancers

    Justin Timberlake's fans have another reason to gush. The singer and sometimes actor has reached a deal with SAG-AFTRA for the dancers on his 20/20 Experience World Tour to be covered by the union's touring agreement. SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard called the deal to unionize Timberlake's ...

  • News

    SAG-AFTRA Wants Ed Asner Lawsuit Tossed

    SAG-AFTRA filed a motion to dismiss the amended lawsuit brought against it by a group of plaintiffs led by Ed Asner. The United Screen Actors Committee, a 16-member group led by Asner, alleges the union has improperly withheld foreign royalties and stymied requests for details about the some $130 million -- ...

  • News

    SAG-AFTRA Backs Junie Hoang Appeal in IMDb Age Lawsuit

    Since 2011, the actor, whose legal name is Huong Hoang, has been suing IMDb and its parent company Amazon in federal court for what she says was improperly revealing her age in her online profile.

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    Equity Names New Central Region Director

    Sean Taylor has joined Actors' Equity Association as Central regional director/assistant executive director. Taylor had served as house council for the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists since 2004, and remained a member of the union's staff following its merger last year with Screen Actors Guild. “We ...

  • Advice

    The Reason Why We Act

    "There were times during the shooting when I doubted whether the film would ever see the light of day. Not because of the quality of the film but because of the complexity of the film business. But that didn’t matter either. I realized I wasn’t doing the film ...