Another terrible blow has been struck against the beleaguered Hollywood Actor. In certain situations in which they are being flown from here to there in order to stand in front of a camera and play make believe for stupid amounts of money, they might not get served a glass of champagne by a woman in white gloves at take off. WHY NOT JUST THROW THEM IN THE GARBAGE, IF WE HATE THEM SO MUCH?! From the HollywoodReporter:
Hollywood union deals usually don’t involve rollbacks, but the latest SAG/AFTRA deal with the studios does. However, it’s an unsurprising one: Actors will be flying business class and sometimes coach rather than first class, THR has learned.
The new rules are these: On flights over 1,000 miles, actors will fly business class where available, otherwise first class. On flights under 1,000 miles, it’s coach. L.A.-Vancouver and N.Y.-Toronto are coach as well, even though those routes are slightly more than 1,000 miles.
Previously, the union agreement required first-class travel. Actors with clout are still free to negotiate this as a perk, but it will no longer be guaranteed by the collective bargaining agreement.
THE OUTRAGE! It’s hard enough doing silly voices and pretending like you’re crying when you’re not crying, now they also have to sit in the part of the airplane that isn’t hidden by that tiny curtain? THAT CURTAIN IS WHY THEY GOT INTO ACTING IN THE FIRST PLACE. This guy definitely knows what the actors are talking about. FREE MUMIACTORS!