Person With Screen Actors Guild Says Union Signs More Waiver Deals

A person with the Screen Actors Guild says the union has signed more than 300 waiver deals allowing members to work on films by independent producers even if actors strike.

The person, who was not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity, says the films include "Edge of Darkness" starring Mel Gibson.

The contracts are offered to independent producers with no ties to the major Hollywood studios involved in ongoing labor talks. The current contract expires on June 30.