FROM Jay Fernandez
SAG 'Written Assent' Aims to Remove Allen Last night, the Screen Actors Guild gave out this year's awards . Today the Board of Directors took an unprecedented step toward a leadership change. Moderates came up with a "written assent" to replace executive director and chief negotiator Doug Allen. Jay Fernandez writes for the Hollywood Reporter .
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