SAG Chief Claims a Strike Wouldn't Shut Down the Industry
In a letter to SAG members Tuesday, the guild's national executive director says that he hopes a strike will not happen — but if it does happen, he insists that it won't "shut down" the industry.
Doug Allen's missive comes amidst increasing pressure to forego the actors' strike authorization, Variety reports. Just last week, he postponed a vote on the strike until at least mid-January, while a rift within the membership has been growing for weeks.
"If the SAG National Board is authorized to call a strike, we all hope a strike will not be necessary," Allen wrote. "But, if the National Board decides to call one, it will not 'shut down' the industry. Why not? Because...
Wed, Dec 31, 2008