Writers Guild Seeks Critical Information From CAA, WME as Talks Continue

Divestment from affiliate production companies is the final hurdle to end the writer walkout from Hollywood’s biggest agencies

The Writers Guild of America West released a new memo on Wednesday to its members outlining the progress in its talks with William Morris Endeavor and Creative Artists Agency, saying that they have requested more information on the nature of their ownership of affiliate production companies.

“In short: our conversations continue,” the Guild’s negotiating committee said. “For there to be an agreement with CAA and WME, we must negotiate divestment terms that absolutely protect writers’ interests.”

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Jeremy Fuster

Jeremy Fuster

Box Office Reporter • jeremy.fuster@thewrap.com