SAG-AFTRA files labor dispute against DC Universe producers
In the latest battle between Hollywood actors and studio superheroes, SAG-AFTRA said it filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against the producers of Warner Bros. ‘ DC Universe.
The case seeks compensation for the “reuse” of clips on “DC Daily” – a Warner Bros. web series. which featured footage from his DC projects.
According to a press release from the Actors Guild, the union is seeking arbitration, and it says its claim includes – but is not limited to – the reuse of clips from the DC Comics TV series “Doom Patrol.”
On Friday, SAG-AFTRA also told its members: âWe are using all the resources on our side, but we need your helpâ¦ We are sending this communication because we are seeking information on all known cases of reuse of clips on the “DC Daily” web series.
Members were also asked, “If you think this matter concerns you and you have any Warner Bros. music video recordings.” Pictures or Warner Bros. Television known to have aired on “DC Daily,” “for providing” all relevant information “to the Union.
The movement comes after the actress Scarlett johansson sued Disney in Los Angeles court on the studio launching its latest Marvel movie, “Black Widow”, on its Disney + streaming service – as well as in theaters.
ScarJo’s lawsuit reportedly claimed that his contract with Disney’s Marvel Entertainment ensured that his blockbuster would air exclusively in theaters and that his salary was largely based on the box office,
But Disney retaliated by saying the ScarJo case should go to private arbitration and wrote in its response to its complaint: “This filing has no merit.”
Page Six has contacted DC Entertainment for comment.