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Stuff.co.nz: Jackson barred from union Hobbit meeting

September 30, 2010 at 3:34 pm by admin  - 

Sir Peter Jackson offered to go to an actors’ union meeting last night called over the Hobbit dispute, but was turned down. Spada had attempted to meet with the MEAA to discuss actors’ terms and conditions for over 18 months, without success, he said. The Hobbit’s producers – including Sir Peter – contacted the MEAA and NZ Actors Equity yesterday morning with an offer to attend the Wellington meeting in the hope of finding a solution to the dispute.

After sending several requests asking for a response, the producers were finally told “no” shortly before the meeting started. “It is pity we were not given the chance to have a discussion with the actors, who are the party most affected by the MEAA’s actions,” Sir Peter said. [Read More]

Posted in Director news, Hobbit Movie, Peter Jackson, The Hobbit on September 30, 2010 by Source: Stuff.co.nz
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2 responses to “Stuff.co.nz: Jackson barred from union Hobbit meeting”

  1. Joe says:

    What a joke the actors union is..first they say they have been trying to meet with the producers for months and when Peter says he will attend they deny him access to the meeting. Looks like they (union) dont really want to resolve anything if you ask me. The Hobbit movie in eastern europe is sounding more right every minute.

  2. Beaufrd12 says:

    “And nine rings were gifted to the race of Men, who above all else desire power.”

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