SAG-AFTRA workers have been on strike since July, when they joined screenwriters on their strike. Now, if the performers approve their new deal, Hollywood may soon come to life again.
Some striking writers and actors told us it would be a rom-com. Others suggested a mystery, an alien abduction movie, or even a heist flick!
Writers, directors and other Hollywood union members demand the studios and streamers come back to the bargaining table with performers.
The AMPTP has suspended contract negotiations; SAG-AFTRA accuses the alliance of "bully tactics."
Writers are set to vote to ratify a new contract before they can end their nearly five month strike against the studios.
Hollywood production has been halted for months as actors and writers have been on strike. Now, the writers are headed back to work. Actors represented by SAG-AFTRA remain on strike.
The talk show host reversed course after intense backlash over the announced return of her show. Barrymore's great aunt, actor Ethel Barrymore, also undermined union efforts in the 1920s.
One comedy writer opened a snow globe business on Etsy. A showrunner's assistant is offering bar and bat mitzvah tutoring. As the strikes wear on, here's how Hollywood workers are getting by.
Fran Drescher, president of the actors' union SAG-AFTRA, says the Hollywood strikes are at an inflection point.
The biggest names in late night have turned their private group chat into a Spotify podcast. All the proceeds will go to support their staff during the writers' strike.
Hollywood actors and writers who qualify for their union health plans get a very good deal compared to other Americans. But not working during the strike threatens their eligibility in the system.
Hollywood actors are on strike, but the union is allowing some productions to continue. That's created some disagreement in the rank and file.
As big media companies struggle to become profitable, smaller companies like Dropout think they can make it work by offering niche content instead of going after a mass audience.
The writers and actors strikes in Hollywood are affecting jobs across the U.S. The Motion Picture Association says film and TV productions employ more than 1.7 million people outside California.
More than 50 workers at Marvel Studios in LA, New York and Atlanta have signed authorization cards to be represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, or IATSE.