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AMPTP Taps Scott Rowe to Lead Communications as Hollywood Labor Talks Loom

The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers has tapped industry veteran Scott Rowe to lead communications for the collective bargaining entity that represents Hollywood’s major studios. Rowe’s…

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Set Artists Equity Studio Launch with RedBird Capital Partners

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are reuniting as business partners with the launch Artists Equity, a production venture backed by RedBird Capital Partners that vows to expand profit…

John Leguizamo slams Chris Pratt’s ‘Super Mario Bros.’ casting

Leguizamo starred as Luigi in the 1993 live-action “Super Mario Bros.”

Stockpiling Scripts and Scrapped Hiatuses: Hollywood Braces for Labor Strife Next Year

A bad sense of déjà vu is settling over the industry as the year winds down. Hollywood is in the throes of transition, and an economic downturn is…

Prop. 28 Appears Poised to Pass With Entertainment Industry Backing

A California ballot measure that would pump $1 billion a year into arts and music education appears poised to pass by a wide margin, according to a poll…

Hollywood Extends COVID Production Protocols Through January, Eases Some Requirements

Hollywood’s major studios and unions have agreed to extend COVID production protocols through the end of January but some of the toughest requirements will ease up in areas…

New York Alternative-Rock Station That Was Once Home to Howard Stern Flips Format to News Talk

New York City alternative rock station 92.3, which was once home to Howard Stern, will sign off on October 27 as Audacy flips the format to News radio…

SAG-AFTRA Calls for Resignations at L.A. City Hall Over Racist Remarks

SAG-AFTRA on Monday called for the resignations of three Los Angeles council members and the president of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, after the council president…

Hollywood COVID Protocols Extended as Talks With Studios Continue

The entertainment industry’s COVID protocols will stay in place for now, as the unions announced an extension on Friday night. The protocols, which have been in place for…