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‘On My Block’ Season 3 In Limbo Over Cast Contract Renegotiation Impasse

While actors sign multi-year deals when cast in a series (usually around six), it is customary for the performers of successful shows to seek raises after Season 2. The impetus for the salary demands by the On My Block cast was likely the big raises that the young casts of two hit Netflix series, Stranger Things, and 13 Reasons Why got heading into Season 3. The kids on Stranger Things reportedly went from around $30,000 to around $250,000 an episode, while the young cast members of 13 Reasons Why are said to have gone from $20,000 – $80,000 an episode to $150,000 – $200,000. an episode. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2LgPAMF

APA Fires ‘Stranger Things’ Star’s Agent Following Sex Abuse Allegation

“Stranger Things” star Finn Wolfhard then left the agency Friday, days after the allegation against Grasham surfaced. Wolfhard, who plays Mike Wheeler on the Netflix supernatural drama series “Stranger Things” and also starred in “It,” had been represented by Grasham — whose client list consists predominately of child actors — but has now left APA. He has not yet signed with another agency. – Daniel Holloway, Variety http://ift.tt/2yGeCO3

UTA Signs YouTube Star Caeli

CaELiKe is one of the biggest digital stars in the Hispanic market with more than 20 million followers across platforms, including 10.2 million on YouTube alone. Her online success has translated into partnerships with Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble and Kit Kat Mexico. She voiced one of the leads in the Spanish-language version of DreamWorks’ animated film “Trolls” and had a role in AwesomenessTV’s “Out of My League.” – Justin Kroll, Variety http://bit.ly/2uKqkDm

Actors on streaming shows reach a deal for better pay

It’s safe to say that this will raise production costs in the streaming world, although it’s going to be a while before we know the practical impact. There’s no guarantee that it’ll lead to subscription fee hikes. However, the agreement could ultimately help internet video by luring actors toward internet-oriented shows they wouldn’t consider otherwise. – Jon Fingas, Engadget http://engt.co/2tHuMof
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