U.K. Extends COVID Insurance Scheme, Adds Coverage for Actors Over 70; Distributes $21 Million in Cinema Grants

The U.K.’s insurance scheme for film and television has been extended until April. Known as the Film and TV Production Restart Scheme, the groundbreaking £500 million ($ 676 million) fund assures productions that they’ll receive financial support in case of … Read more…

‘Con Queen of Hollywood’ accused of duping actors with fake film scams is arrested in UK

A suspected con artist who allegedly impersonated top female Hollywood executives and tricked aspiring stars out of hundreds of thousands of dollars has been arrested in Manchester after a US extradition request. Entertainment News – Latest Celebrity & Showbiz News … Read more…

‘Justice League’ Helmer Joss Whedon Calls Ray Fisher’s Claim of Altering Actor’s Skin Color ‘False’

The cyborg depicter has detailed an alleged instance which prompted him to speak out about Whedon, saying that he heard ‘blatantly racist conversations’ among studio executives. Aceshowbiz.com – Movie News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

SAG-AFTRA Taking Jurisdictional Dispute With Actors’ Equity to AFL-CIO

Leaders of SAG-AFTRA have escalated the union’s bitter jurisdictional battle with Actors’ Equity Association, asking that the Associated Actors and Artistes of America name a mediator. SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White also requested AFL-CIO intervention … Read more…

Actors’ Equity Says Encouraging Jobs Report Should Not Delay Legislation To Aid Arts & Entertainment Workers

Actors’ Equity said today that while the Department of Labor’s latest jobs report is encouraging, it should not delay passage of legislation pending in Congress that would help record levels … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Actors’ Equity Says Encouraging Jobs Report Should Not Delay Legislation To Aid Arts & Entertainment Workers

Actors’ Equity said today that while the Department of Labor’s latest jobs report is encouraging, it should not delay passage of legislation pending in Congress that would help record levels … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Ingraham decries ‘outrageous’ behavior of officers in George Floyd death, ‘bad actors’ rioting in Minneapolis

Laura Ingraham opened Thursday night’s edition of “The Ingraham Angle” by responding to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, saying they had engaged in “outrageous and even perhaps murderous behavior” and calling the death … Read more…