Tuesday, October 26, 2010
MY PRECIOUS: 1,000's Rally To Keep The Hobbit In New Zealand
Why the drastic measures? In a bone-headed move that has earned the ire of the nation, and other actors the union supposedly speaks on behalf of, the New Zealand Actors Union sent demands to the WB, that caused them to have doubts as to production being safely able to reach the serious deadlines now expected of it.
How can you tell it earned the "ire of the nation" Yesterday - ironically on 'Labour Day', a public holiday in recognition of workers - thousands of people used their day-off to march in rallies as a show of support for Warners and Weta Workshop. Here is footage of the Wellington rally, home of and featuring speeches by the Weta folks themselves.