SAG Rethinks Strategy

Dec. 23 2008, Published 12:39 p.m. ET

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(Photo: Splash News Online) Faced with a rebellion from the New York branch, and public criticism from stars like Tom Hanks, the Screen Actors Guild has delayed asking its membership for a strike authorization vote.

SAG is seeking revenues for actors who work on internet webisodes, among other considerations. A strike by actors would virtually shut down TV and film production.

The vote will be delayed by at nearly two weeks, until January 14. Interestingly, that would also move the date for a potential strike until after the Oscars. Guess SAG doesn't want to be responsible for costing the industry billions AND shutting down their big party.

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