The American Humane Association will hold a hearing Wednesday at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to discuss issues surrounding the monitoring of animal action on film and television sets. The AHA’s “No Animals Were Harmed” program was created in 1940 to ensure the protection of animal performers in filmed entertainment, although high profile incidents of animal neglect and death continue to make headlines. Most recently the biggest scandal occurred with HBO’s Luck, which shut down after three horses died on set. WB’s The Hobbit was also plagued by animal cruelty allegations, but other incidents have occurred in film, television and commercial production. The New York Times wrote about showbiz and animals today.
TV Academy, Humane Association To Meet Wednesday On Animal Safety
What's Hot on Deadline
'Fear The Walking Dead' Finale: Gale Anne Hurd On Season 2, 'Walking Dead' Season 6 & No Zombie Apocalypse Crossover
'Martian' 2nd-Best Opening For October, Damon & Scott Despite Losing Fuel Sunday; Verdi Trips 'Walk' - B.O. Postmortem
'Collateral Beauty' Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Exits Project Over Creative Differences With Studio
Latest Film News
- Petitioners Demand Apology For Theft Of Artifacts By ‘Maze Runner’ Cast
- ‘The Martian’ Opens To $44.6M, Will Pass $100M Worldwide Today – Int’l Box Final
- Does Lionsgate Have Starz In Its Eyes?
- Karl Glusman Joins ‘Nocturnal Animals’
- ‘Furious 8’ Director Shortlist Down To Last Few
- ‘Kilo Two Bravo’ Director & Writer Ink With Verve