Strikers to hold rally outside Fox studios

first_imgMovie and television writers will hold a rally outside Fox studios today to mark the fifth day of their strike. Among the scheduled speakers are Writers Guild of America, West, President Patric M. Verrone and Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg. Singer Tom Morello from Rage Against the Machine and AudioSlave will perform an acoustic mini-set at the rally, which is being held on the fifth day of the writers strike. Leaders from the industry’s top five talent agencies met in secret with guild leaders at the Writers Guild of America’s office in the Fairfax District yesterday to offer help and share a litany of concerns about how the strike was affecting their clients, five people with knowledge of the meeting said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre Talks between writers and major studios broke off Sunday, mainly over payments for shows that are rerun on the Internet and other new media. Negotiations have not resumed. Eager to jump-start that process, top agents from William Morris, International Creative Management, Creative Artists Agency, United Talent Agency and Endeavor met yesterday with top guild leaders, including chief negotiator David Young and union President Patric M. Verrone. Among other things, agents offered to be a “collective resource to the union,” lending their expertise to help frame the issues that are at the center of the dispute with studios. last_img

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