Strike evaded with deal between film and TV crews, studios

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An 11-hour deal was reached on Saturday that prevented a strike by film and television crews that had seen some 60,000 workers lose their jobs behind the scenes and freeze productions in Hollywood and in the USA After days of marathon negotiations, representatives of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees … Read more

Strike evaded with deal between film and TV crews, studios

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An 11-hour deal was reached on Saturday that prevented a strike by film and television crews that had seen some 60,000 workers lose their jobs behind the scenes and freeze productions in Hollywood and in the USA After days of marathon negotiations, representatives of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees … Read more

Netflix employee fired after special furore from Chappelle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix said Friday it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what it paid for Dave Chappelle’s comedy special “The Closer,” which some condemned as transphobic. The employee, who was not named, shared “confidential, commercially sensitive information outside the company,” according to a statement from Netflix. “We understand … Read more

Teachers should offer books with ‘opposing’ Holocaust views

A Texas school district administrator told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classrooms, they should also have books that offer “opposing” or “different” points of view on the subject. ThroughThe Associated Press October 15, 2021, 6:00 PM • 3 minutes reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article SOUTHLAKE, Texas … Read more

Banksy’s shredded artwork sells at auction for $25.4 million

LONDON (AP) — A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally tore itself apart just after it was sold at auction three years ago fetched nearly £18.6 million ($25.4 million) on Thursday — a record for the artist, and nearly 20 times its pre-cut price. “Love is in the Bin” was offered by Sotheby’s … Read more

Cher sues Sonny Bono heirs over song and record income

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Cher has sued the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs, including “I Got You Babe” and “The Beat Goes On.” In a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles, Cher alleges that former Representative Mary Bono and other defendants sought … Read more

Banksy’s shredded artwork sells at auction for $25.4 million

LONDON (AP) — A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally tore itself apart just after it was sold at auction three years ago fetched 18.5 million pounds ($25.4 million) on Thursday — a record for the artist, and nearly 20 times its pre-grated price. “Love is in the Bin” was offered by Sotheby’s … Read more

Banksy’s shredded artwork could bring in millions at auctions

LONDON (AP) — A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally tore itself to pieces just after it sold for $1.4 million could rise several times that price at auction on Thursday. “Love is in the Bin” is being offered by Sotheby’s in London, with an estimated presale of £4 million to £6 million … Read more

Film TV union says strike to start next week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union that represents film and television crews says its 60,000 members will launch a nationwide strike Monday if they fail to reach a deal that meets requirements for fair and safe working conditions. A strike would stop to filming on a wide variety of film and television productions and well … Read more