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WGA Opposition Leader Phyllis Nagy Says Fight With Agents Could Undermine “Future Of Residuals”

WGA West presidential candidate Phyllis Nagy says that writers’ residuals are in danger, both from the growth of streaming services and the threat they pose to the traditional licensing fee-based residuals model, and from the guild’s four-month-long standoff with Hollywood’s talent agencies, which she says will leave the WGA divided if it continues to drag on ahead of next year’s film and TV contract negotiations with management’s AMPTP. That contract expires on May 1, 2020.

Read more: https://deadline.com/2019/08/phyllis-nagy-residuals-future-streaming-agency-standoff-future-1202700842/