Fairness Rocks News Hollywood’s Writers-Agents War Bleeds Into ‘Walking Dead’ Profits Dispute


Fairness Rocks News Hollywood’s Writers-Agents War Bleeds Into ‘Walking Dead’ Profits Dispute

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Author: Eriq Gardner

Date: May 20, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Hollywood’s Writers-Agents War Bleeds Into ‘Walking Dead’ Profits Dispute

For nearly six years, Creative Artists Agency has been after hundreds of millions of dollars in allegedly missing profits from AMC’s The Walking Dead, which, apologies to Game of Thrones, is still the biggest drama series ever to air on cable television. CAA enjoys profit participation along with series co-creator Frank Darabont for packaging the creative elements of the zombie series. As CAA’s huge profits lawsuit is headed to trial next year, AMC is preparing to tell a jury a story of shady Hollywood agents in an effort to beat the claims and is now probing the genesis of CAA’s involvement in The Walking Dead.For nearly six years, Creative Artists Agency has been after hundreds of millions of dollars in allegedly missing profits from AMC’s The Walking Dead, which, apologies to Game of Thrones, is still the biggest drama series ever to air on cable television. CAA enjoys profit participation along with series co-creator Frank Darabont for packaging the creative elements of the zombie series. As CAA’s huge profits lawsuit is headed to trial next year, AMC is preparing to tell a jury a story of shady Hollywood agents in an effort to beat the claims and is now probing the genesis of CAA’s involvement in The Walking Dead.

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