SAG-AFTRA agrees to contract extension with studios as negotiations continue

Negotiations between SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have been extended until July 12 after disagreements arose over the use of artificial intelligence and streaming residuals.

Negotiation Outlook: The two bodies agreed to further the expiry of their contracts for continued discussions, maintaining a media blackout during this period.
* Joint statement announced contract extension from its previous expiration time to July 12, 11:59 p.m. PT.
* Talks, that have been ongoing since June 7, will continue without any comments from either organization to the media during the extended period.

Strike Potential: Earlier in the week, over a 1,000 union members, including major stars, expressed their readiness to strike, showing solidarity with the Writers Guild of America.
* Members signed a letter to union leaders declaring their preparedness to join picket lines if necessary.

Issue at Stake: Key points of contention in the negotiations revolve around the use of artificial intelligence and streaming residuals.
* These unresolved issues have been a significant barrier in reaching an agreement.

This summary is based on current details and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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