It took well over 100 days but SAG-AFTRA has finally reached a tentative agreement with the AMPTP in order to end the strike. The agreement comes just over a month after the WGA strike came to an end. While the 2023-2024 season is unlikely to be salvaged, many in the industry will be happy to have work again. The strike didn’t just impact actors and crew. Strike rules meant that actors could not do any…"SAG-AFTRA Ends Strike With AMPTP, Agreement Reached"
The Walt Disney Company pulled all of their TV networks off of Charter Spectrum as the two parties couldn’t reach an agreement. All one needs to do is look no further than why the WGA and SAG-AFTRA are striking against the AMPTP. Charter Communications could not reach an agreement with Disney for the same reason that we have a double strike. Pay-TV continues to lose value because of the rise of Netflix and studios offering…"Spectrum, Disney, and the WGA and SAG-AFTRA Strikes"
Beverly D’Angelo spoke with Solzy at the Movies about acting and the SAG-AFTRA strike during her Fan Expo Chicago appearance. The actress is signing autographs and posing for photos with fans during the convention. At 1:45 PM this afternoon, she will join former castmates Anthony Michael Hall, Dana Barron, Christie Brinkley, and Randy Quaid for a panel. While Chevy Chase was previously announced to attend, he canceled his appearance as of Thursday. Because of the…"Beverly D’Angelo talks Acting, SAG-AFTRA Strike – Fan Expo Chicago 2023"
It became official last week as SAG-AFTRA joined the WGA in the first double strike dating back to the Eisenhower administration. The strike is going to have a devastating impact on the fall festival and awards season. There is already chatter that studios could pull their major premieres from TIFF, etc. because sending directors and producers does not have the same star power as actors. However, this is not the fault of the writers or…"SAG-AFTRA Joins WGA in First Double Strike Since 1960"
Disney CEO Bob Iger said that neither the actors or writers were being realistic during an appearance on Squawk in the Morning. The comments on CNBC were Iger’s first public comments since yesterday’s contract extension was announced. Make no mistake that he’s going to be blasted on social media and rightfully so. Both the WGA and SAG-AFTRA are being very realistic in wanting fair compensation. Is it right for CEOs and such like Bob Iger…"Bob Iger Says WGA and SAG-AFTRA Are Not Being Realistic and He’s Wrong"
The 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards were held this evening during what is probably one of the shortest SAG Awards telecasts. Tonight’s ceremony honors the best outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances as chosen by the actors guild. Like with other major awards shows, SAG-AFTRA extended the eligibility period with February 28, 2021 being the last date. There are noticeable differences between tonight’s nominees and the upcoming Oscars ceremony. Most notably, the BAFTA nominees don’t…"SAG Awards: 27th Annual SAG Award Winners"
The 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards) are taking place tonight live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Solzy at the Movies will be providing updates throughout the telecast. During the Red Carpet, the Stunt Performers were awarded to both Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones. I love this built with Eugene Levy, Dan Levy, and Tom Hanks. Hanks is making the same face as he did during the Golden Globes two weeks…"SAG Awards: 26th Screen Actors Guild Award Winners"
The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG Awards) nominations were announced this morning ahead of the the telecast on January 27, 2019. Theatrical Motion Picture Nominees Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role CHRISTIAN BALE / Dick Cheney – “VICE” (Annapurna Pictures) BRADLEY COOPER / Jack – “A STAR IS BORN” (Warner Bros. Pictures) RAMI MALEK / Freddie Mercury – “BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY” (20th Century Fox) VIGGO MORTENSEN / Tony Lip – “GREEN…"25th SAG Awards: Screen Actors Guild Nominations"
Actor Morgan Freeman has been named as the 54th recipient of the SAG Life Achievement Award. “I am thrilled to announce Morgan Freeman as this year’s recipient of the SAG Life Achievement Award. Some actors spend their entire careers waiting for the perfect role. Morgan showed us that true perfection is what a performer brings to the part,” said SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris. “He is innovative, fearless and completely unbound by expectations. As a chauffeur,…"Morgan Freeman to receive 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award"
And the winners of the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are… Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: William H. Macy – Shameless Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Orange is the New Black Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Viola Davis – Fences Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor…"23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards: The Winners"