Thursday, July 24, 2008
Thirty one actors in Hollywood, including Amy Brenneman ("Private Practice", "Judging Amy") and Ned Vaughn ("Navy NCIS") have emerged as challengers to the Screen Actors Guild leadership and propose, under the name "Unite for Strength" to move the union off dead center and its refusal to negotiate with AMPTP to a position that they consider more productive. Unite for Strength is fielding a slate of candidates against incumbent President Alan Rosenberg and his supporters; elections are scheduled in August. But new talks with the studios are a problem; none are foreseen. Read more here.