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    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 -- ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Extends Contracts, Eyes Spring Negotiations

    SAG-AFTRA announced Tuesday it has agreed to a one-year extension of two of its legacy contracts for corporate, non-broadcast and educational work. The extension gives the union more time to prepare for its upcoming contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which are expected to begin ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Celebrates Partial Win in Royalties Suit

    SAG-AFTRA said it got what it asked for after a court ruling Monday significantly reduced the scope of a lawsuit filed by a group led by Ed Asner.

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    LGBT Actors Face Unique Challenges

    In a SAG-AFTRA study, 53 percent of the LGBT respondents said they believe that directors and producers are biased against LGBT performers in hiring.

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    SAG-AFTRA Targeting Spring Contract Talks

    SAG-AFTRA has kicked off its membership consultation process ahead of contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

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    SAG-AFTRA Elects ‘90210’ star Gabrielle Carteris EVP

    Former "Beverly Hills 90210" star Gabrielle Carteris captured SAG-AFTRA's executive vice presidency Thursday, besting rival Mike Hodge in a vote one delegate described as "not even close." Carteris, who played high school newspaper editor Andrea Zuckerman on the series, had the backing of SAG‑AFTRA Secretary‑Treasurer Amy Aquino ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Set to Open ‘United’ Convention

    SAG-AFTRA’s first post-merger national convention kicks off today under the theme “united for our future,” but the four-day event may in fact reveal some divisions within the union’s leadership.