Apa Chief Jim Gosnell Blasts Writers Guild in Wake of Verve Defection

Published on May 17, 2019

Apa topper Jim Gosnell slammed the Writers Guild of America’s leaders in the wake of rival agency Verve signing the WGA’s Code of Conduct.

The bitter statement, released Friday, underlines the anger that agents are feeling toward their ex-clients, who were required to fire their agents a month ago. In it, Gosnell accused the guild’s leaders of continuing “to hurt the very members its leadership allegedly is trying to protect.”

Verve became the first sizable Hollywood talent agency to sign the code late Thursday, giving the guild a win in its standoff with the largest agencies over

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Author: Dave McNary