How a New Studio-Backed Union Contract Hurts Independent Producers (Analysis)

How a New Studio-Backed Union Contract Hurts Independent Producers (Analysis)

How a New Studio-Backed Union Contract Hurts Independent Producers (Analysis) by Jonathan Handel Without apparent input from indies, the major studios and IATSE agreed to a provision that appears to hike residuals for small-budget producers while leaving majors untouched. Independent producers may find themselves paying more in residuals to the pension and health fund of […]

Sylvester Stallone Suing Warner Bros. for Fraud and “Dishonesty”

Sylvester Stallone Suing Warner Bros. for Fraud and “Dishonesty”

Sylvester Stallone Suing Warner Bros. for Fraud and “Dishonesty” The actor claims that the studio intentionally concealed ‘Demolition Man’ profits and is seeking to “end” bad accounting practices on Warners’ part “for all talent.” In the 1993 science-fiction film Demolition Man, Sylvester Stallone’s character is brought out of a decades-long state of cryopreservation to pursue […]