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Golden Globe "can not be held

January 5 2008
19:00

The awards ceremony "Golden Globe" scheduled for January 13, is in jeopardy. Screen Actors Guild U.S. intends to support the strikers, Hollywood screenwriters and eventually will come to the ceremony is not no nominees or presenters.

Today, union president Alan Rosenberg said that among members of the guild reached an anonymous agreement that the actors, including those nominated for a Golden Globe, a sign of solidarity will not oppose picketing the ceremony by writers. The result could be derailed by the upcoming awards second most prestigious American kinonagrad and traditional television. Note that the Guild includes such stars as Julia Roberts and Johnny Depp.

Back in early November 2007, Hollywood film and telestsenaristy announced a indefinite strike. Beginning in July 2007 it, 10,500 employees seek to increase the pen reward scenario for the film and television. The stumbling block in the talks remains the issue of royalties for selling DVD, and video products, distributed on the Internet and other new media formats.

In turn, the Union of Cinema and Television Producers, representing the interests of movie studios and television companies, said that the writers' union policy of delay or failure of the negotiation process, pushing the "unreasonable demands".

The strike led to the closure of dozens of television shows indefinitely postponed shooting movies. Analysts say the strike could bring the U.S. film industry losses of more than $ 1 billion

The last time Hollywood writers went on strike in 1988. Then, 22 weeks of downtime cost the American film industry $ 500 million, writes Pravda.ru

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