Avatar’s VFX Artists Prepare to Unionize

Image: 20th Century Studios 2023 has been a union-heavy year, and in the case of Disney, it’s seen the formation of entirely new unions. VFX artists at both Marvel Studios and Disney overall successfully unionized this year, in what some referred to as a “hot labor summer.” Turns out, it’s more of a hot labor … Read more

SAG-AFTRA Reveals Full Tentative Contract Amid Ratification Vote

At the start of November, SAG-AFTRA managed to secure a tentative deal with studios to bring the actors strike to an end. As the union’s members are voting on the contract, SAG-AFTRA has released its draft for the general public to go through in its full, 128-page glory. Who’s This Thing Actually for? | PlayStation … Read more

Netflix Has Cancelled Fantasy Hit Shadow and Bone

Ben Barnes as the Darkling and Jessie Mei Li as Alina Starkov in Shadow and Bone.Image: Netflix It’s a sad day for fans of Netflix’ Shadow and Bone. The series adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s fantasy novels—which was developed by Arrival’s Eric Heisserer and gobbled up by passionate viewers—will not return for a third season. This cancellation … Read more

SAG-AFTRA’s Board Approves Tentative Agreement With the AMPTP

Image: SAG/AFTRA Following the news Wednesday night that the SAG-AFTRA strike had come to an end after nearly 120 days, supporters have been waiting to hear more details about the tentative agreement. Today, union president Fran Drescher, national executive director and chief negotiator Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, and others held a press conference following the SAG-AFTRA National … Read more

SAG-AFTRA Nets Deal, Possibly Bringing Actors Strike to a Close

Nearly 120 days after authorizing an actors strike, SAG-AFTRA may have finally locked down a deal. The New M3-Powered iMacs Are Triggering Serious Deja Vu According to the Hollywood Reporter, the union revealed it and the AMPTP have come to an agreement after months of on-and-off (and often contentious) negotiating. During that time, SAG-AFTRA told … Read more

SAG Strike Continues as It Holds Out Against Cancellation Threats

Image: ROBYN BECK / Contributor (Getty Images) After over 100 days of withholding work, SAG-AFTRA is working on a counteroffer to the proposal from four CEOs who met with them on Tuesday. The CEOs are represented by the AMPTP, but Variety reports that their personal involvement was to “impress on SAG-AFTRA leadership the economic stakes … Read more

SAG-AFTRA Sets Halloween Costume Rules for Striking Actors

Halloween is just over a week away, with parties for the annual holiday likely hitting next weekend. Normally, this year’s festivities would be like any other year: you dress up with your friends as your favorite characters and hang out or watch some horror movies, or you watch other people dress up as your favorite … Read more

SAG-AFTRA Commemorates 100 Days of Striking

On July 13, 2023, SAG-AFTRA confirmed that its members would indeed go on strike. Much like with the WGA months prior, the organization’s discussions with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) failed to result in an acceptable contract regarding streaming revenue, AI concerns, and much more. And for the first time since … Read more

SAG-AFTRA Strike Continues as A-Listers, Netflix Weigh In

As the SAG-AFTRA strike continues, and working-class actors are still on the picket line, A-list stars are navigating their movements almost too cautiously, calling for contentious talks with the AMPTP to resume as we head into the winter months. Are Fans Tired of Marvel and DC? Superhero Fatigue at NYCC 2023 Among the whole of the studio … Read more

The Changeling Finale Exclusive Clip: Apollo in Peril

Image: Apple TV+ The Changeling (adapted from the novel by Victor LaValle) wrapped its first season on Apple TV+ today with a finale that had more than its fair share of cliffhangers… literally. Check out this exclusive clip to see what we mean. The Changeling, Episode 8 – The cliff The Changeling, Episode 8 – … Read more