|Born||March 2, 1983|
|Parents||David O. Conover|
- The Writers Guild of America West has re-elected Meredith Stiehm as its president and Michele Mulroney as its vice president in an unusual strike-era officer and board of directors election. Incumbent Betsy Thomas won the seat for secretary-treasurer, beating out Jeffrey Thompson, in the voting period that ended on Tuesday. Other officer candidates included Rich …
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- Entertainment·The Wrap
Adam Conover Slams Studios’ Cold Strike Endgame: ‘They’re Not Starving Us Out, We’re Starving Them Out’ (Video)
The comedian, writer and actor says if they don't win this fight, "we will not have careers to go back to in five years"Thanks for your feedback!
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Together, the two guilds have ground the entertainment industry to a halt. On both coasts, though, there was a buoyant mood in the air as picket lines were reinvigorated by the support of some of the 65,000 actors who comprise SAG-AFTRA (98% of members voted to approve a strike back in June). This is Hollywood's biggest labor fight in six decades, and the first dual strike since 1960, reigniting the fervor against the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers just as a historic heat wThanks for your feedback!
- Entertainment·Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Ted Lasso” star Jason Sudeikis, Rosario Dawson and other top movie and TV actors joined picket lines alongside screenwriters Friday on the first full day of a walkout that has become Hollywood’s biggest labor fight in decades. A day after the dispute brought production to a standstill across the entertainment industry, Sudeikis was among the picketers outside NBC in New York pressing for progress following the breakdown of contract talks with studios and streaming services.Thanks for your feedback!
- US·NY Daily News
About 1,000 Hollywood writers and supporters marched in Los Angeles on Wednesday, voicing confidence that they’ll win out. The event marked 50 days of the ongoing protest as the Writers Guild of America continues to fight for better contracts with studios. Speakers at the gathering, dubbed the “WGA Strong March and Rally for a Fair Contract,” focused on major support they’ve received from ...Thanks for your feedback!
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Fifty days into a strike with no end in sight, about 1,000 Hollywood writers and their supporters marched and rallied in Los Angeles for a new contract with studios that includes payment guarantees and job security. Speakers at the Writers Guild of America's WGA Strong March and Rally for a Fair Contract on Wednesday emphasized the broad support for their cause shown by other Hollywood unions — including actors in their own contract negotiations — and labor at large. “We’re all in it together,Thanks for your feedback!
- US·The Hollywood Reporter
“They’re Scared”: 5,000-Plus Demonstrators Rally in L.A. to Support Writers Strike, Pressure Studios
Over 5,000 writers and supporters descended on the mid-Wilshire neighborhood of Los Angeles on Wednesday to rally support during the eighth week of the Writers Guild of America labor stoppage. The “WGA Strong” rally featured spirited and sometimes expletive-filled speeches from the likes of I’m a Virgo writer-director Boots Riley, WGA negotiating committee member Adam […]Thanks for your feedback!
- US·The Wrap
"They're scared right now. They're scared of how militant and how ready to fight we've become," said "I'm a Virgo" creator Boots RileyThanks for your feedback!
There’s a festival feel at the La Brea Tar Pits with live performances from Aloe Blacc and Boots Riley. Blacc said that he was there to sing for the writers and that he wishes “there was more I could do for you” but that he stands in “solidarity”, while Riley performed an acapella song called […]Thanks for your feedback!
WGA March Kicks Off As Damon Lindelof & Boots Riley Among Members Heading To La Brea Tar Pits For Rally
The WGA Strong March and Rally for a Fair Contract has kicked off in LA with thousands of members of the guild including Damon Lindelof and Boots Riley taking to the parks and streets. Mrs. Davis exec producer Lindelof and Riley, whose Amazon series I’m A Virgo, starring Jharrel Jerome comes out this week, were […]Thanks for your feedback!
Warner Bros. Discovery chief David Zaslav has had a rough go of things lately. After Warner Bros. and Discovery merged last year, the newly installed CEO set out to find $3.5 billion dollars in savings, which took the form of many TV shows being canceled, some of which had not aired, as well the decision to pull shows from HBO Max in order to save on residuals. Zaslav's choices were met with widespread disapproval on social media and in opinion pieces but he didn't seem too concerned with theThanks for your feedback!