Hollywood writers still going strong, a month after strike began

Hollywood writers’ strike against studios enters its second month, demanding higher wages, residuals, AI regulations, and more.

The big picture: Writers on the picket lines remain determined and upbeat, with morale still high.
* Teresa Huang, a writer and actor, says they are ready to continue striking “until we get a fair deal.”
* Themed picket events keep up the spirits and camaraderie among striking writers.

Strike impact: Studios have lost money, and various union members have shown solidarity on the picket lines.
* Cheech Manohar, a WGA strike captain, believes the strike is not just about pay but also about ~~”protection and power.”~~
* Actors, Teamsters, and Hollywood production workers have joined the striking writers, with some productions reportedly interrupted.

Recent developments: Netflix shareholders voted against executive pay packages in a non-binding decision.
* The Directors Guild of America is negotiating for a new contract, and SAG-AFTRA will begin contract talks next week.
* Contracts for both the DGA and SAG-AFTRA will expire at the end of June.

View original article on NPR

This summary was created by an AI system. The use of this summary is subject to our Terms of Service.

Contact us about this post






Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *