Writers May “Walk Away” From Their Agents If WGA and ATA Can’t Reach Deal

EXCLUSIVE: More than 400 writers packed the WGA Theater to overflowing today in support their union leaders’ efforts to reshape the talent agency business. No press was allowed inside, but applause could be heard outside on the street. Several writers …

EXCLUSIVE: More than 400 writers packed the WGA Theater to overflowing today in support their union leaders' efforts to reshape the talent agency business. No press was allowed inside, but applause could be heard outside on the street. Several writers leaving the meeting told Deadline that WGA leaders are prepared to ask members to leave their agents if a deal with the Association of Talent Agents isn’t reached. The current pact expires April 6, after which the industry…