Those WGA writers and writer/producers who walked out on Sony’s IATSE primetime toon for Fox, Sit Down, Shut Up!, received breach of contract letters last night. Funny thing is, they never signed their contracts. But I truly can’t believe the inacurate reporting by the trades on this. Oh wait — yes I can. Because Variety and The Hollywood Reporter keep genuflecting to Big Media spin. Anyway, the central fact of my original story is that Sony lied to the WGA writers for months on end. Because if everybody were always on board about this being an IATSE show, why did this dispute only blow up now vs months ago when the WGA writers were hired? See my previous, Sit Down, Shut Up, Now Walk Out!
UPDATE: Now Breach Of Contract Letters
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