The Entertainment trades are reporting that the SAG Board today voted to reject the “final” offer made by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, setting the stage for more turmoil and the possibility of an Actor's strike.
Stormy seas ahead for everybody who works in and around Hollywood. ?Including Entertainment Lawyers.
In a follow-up to my post about Facebook's over-reaching terms of service, I'm pleased to note that the social-networking site has bowed to pressure from users and unwanted media attention, scrapping the new terms of service only days after they were implemented.
The company is reportedly still working on its terms of service and privacy policies. So, it's back to the drawing board for Facebook.
One of the issues in the impasse between the Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers is the Force Majeure Clause.
Backstage magazine has A good piece by Armin Shimerman on Force Majeure. The article explains the current Force majeure clause, the issue between the parties and the consquences of its application and enforcement.