For ‘Manchester By The Sea’ Oscar Winner Kenneth Lonergan, Creative Control Is A Vital Point In WGA Contract Talks

“I don’t think anyone should strike now”.

That was Kenneth Lonergan’s response tonight in the Oscar press room when asked about the looming threat of another Writers Guild Association strike as the labor union sits down with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers to hammer out a new film/TV contract on March 13.

While the guild has specified several needs including larger earnings for TV writers in the face of shortened series, heightened residuals for…

“I don’t think anyone should strike now”. That was Kenneth Lonergan’s response tonight in the Oscar press room when asked about the looming threat of another Writers Guild Association strike as the labor union sits down with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers to hammer out a new film/TV contract on March 13. While the guild has specified several needs including larger earnings for TV writers in the face of shortened series, heightened residuals for…