Nikki Finke

LA Weekly Hollywood Reporter and Editor of DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com

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Hollywood business columnist for the LA Weekly and the Owner and Editor of DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com

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Universal Blaze Burns Hollywood History

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Three months after the  Writers’ strike,  the actors’ contract is about to run out.   SAG, the  Screen Actors’ Guild , has broken off talks with the film and TV studios.

Another Hollywood Strike on the Horizon?

Three months after the Writers’ strike, the actors’ contract is about to run out. SAG, the Screen Actors’ Guild , has broken off talks with the film and TV studios.

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