Canadian Actors Deal Worried US Producers

Making a deal with Canadian actors to end their strike has hit snags with Hollywood producers who worry about setting precedents. “Canadian studio operators and equipment suppliers servicing U.S. shoots grew increasingly alarmed in recent weeks at the loss of work from south of the border. That put ACTRA and CFTPA bargainers under intense pressure to reach a settlement or see their respective members suffer for lack of work as the Americans continued to shift production elsewhere.”