• WGA Negotiating Team's John August Is Hopeful That Talks With Agencies Will Resume Soon

    1 day ago - By Deadline

    Screenwriter John August, a member of the WGA's negotiating committee, says he's hopeful that the guild and the talent agencies will resume discussions in the next few weeks to break their impasse over a new franchise agreement. Formal negotiations broke off Friday, after which the guild ordered all of its members to fire their agents...
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  • WGA Sets News Conference To Unveil “Next Step” In Its Battle With Agents

    2 days ago - By Deadline

    The WGA will hold a news conference Wednesday morning to unveil “the next step in its effort to end the conflicted business practices of talent agencies in Hollywood.” The guild has been involved in what it calls a “concerted action” against the agencies since talks broke off with the Association of Talent Agents on Friday...
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