The SAG-AFTRA Strike is a Real Thing Now

(via today's WGAW email!)

The above is how the WGA put it in an email to members. And here’s what NPR had to say just a couple of hours ago:

Hollywood actors go on strike, say it’s time for studio execs to ‘wake up’
by Mandalit del Barco

SAG-AFTRA, the union representing Hollywood actors and performers, has voted to go on strike against major studios. Union president Fran Drescher said in a press conference that it was time for studio executives to “wake up and smell the coffee.”

The union’s national board made the decision after negotiations broke down with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. After a last ditch effort, monitored by a federal mediator, the two sides failed to come to an agreement….

Read it all at NPR



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