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On The Lot: 'Captain America,' SAG-AFTRA negotiations and more

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On the Lot is Take Two's regular series of talks about the film business with LA Times reporter Rebecca Keegan.

Let's start with the weekend box office. The Captain America sequel "The Winter Soldier" held onto its box office supremacy. Meanwhile if you build it, they might not come. The Kevin Costner football movie, "Draft Day," brought in a measly $9.8 million finishing fourth, but there's an interesting backstory to this movie which involves real life football teams.

There was a bit of controversy on Friday when the President of the Hollywood Foreign Press — that's the group behind the Golden Globe awards — was forced to take a 6-month leave of absence.

Listeners may remember Berk, he was mentioned in a somewhat unflattering way by Globes host Ricky Gervais back in 2011.

 James Cameron did a Reddit Ask Me Anything on Saturday, and revealed his very ambitious plans.

Finally, SAG-AFTRA will start contract negotiations next month, their first union negotiations since SAG and AFTRA merged. How will that change things? What are the big issues facing actors now?