Actor James Cromwell superglues hand to counter in Manhattan Starbucks protest over fee for vegan milk
James Cromwell backstage at the the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept.22, 2013, at Nokia Theatre, L.A. Live, in Los Angeles. - Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times/TNS

NEW YORK — Actor James Cromwell glued his hand to the counter at a Midtown Manhattan Starbucks as part of a protest over the chain charging extra for vegan milk. Sporting a “Free the Animals” T-shirt, Cromwell joined members of PETA inside the Broadway Starbucks near West 40th Street. Plant-based milk shouldn’t cost coffee drinkers extra, the protesters insist. “There’s no reason for it,” Cromwell said. “Except greed.” The 82-year-old actor and climate change activist, who was nominated for an Oscar for “Babe” in 1995 and currently stars in HBO’s “Succession,” sat on the counter, right hand su...