you have to do something to get their attention.
Did you read the entire article?
the studios have enormous power , although the unions have made important and reasonable gains over the years. The studios, however, ultimately have the leverage.
Warners has the money to move the production.
Takes a thug to deal with a thug?
On the set of The Hobbit.
Jackson said he was ?incredibly angry? at the NZ Equity actors? union for launching industrial action which threatened his 500 million US dollar project without properly consulting its members.
The Oscar-winning director also disputed NZ Equity?s assertion that it called for an international boycott of ?The Hobbit? last month after he refused to negotiate with it on minimum conditions for actors on the set.
Jackson said the union called the ban, which has since been lifted, before contacting him about its concerns.
?They are attempting to characterise their actions as an innocent request for a meeting, but the truth is they kept a loaded gun to our heads the entire time,? he said in a statement.