Axed actors file application to stop Generations

2015-01-13 12:19

Lawyers representing 16 actors who were axed from SABC1 soap opera Generations will file a court application today to halt a new version of the show.

“We are filing the papers today, and after that we will be allocated a court date and a judge,” Bulelani Mzamo said.

“We are going through the arrangements of having the actors come and sign the papers. We will file sometime during the course of the day, but if there is any problem, we will possibly file it by tomorrow morning.”

The group wants the newly launched version of the soapie, Generations The Legacy, to be taken off screens. The actors allege that the SABC reneged on a contract it signed after the actors were axed during a pay dispute last year.

Mzamo previously said the contract stated that the public broadcaster would pay the fees the actors had been demanding and was willing to reinstate them.This had not happened.

SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago told City Press there were no plans to pull the plug on the soap opera.

“I have heard stories that the actors plan to get an interdict against the SABC, but we have nothing official from them,” he said.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.