Netflix’s Zero Day,
Robert De Niro, whose first scripted TV role has been halted amid the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike.
The six-episode series is being directed and executive produced by
Lesli Linka Glatter who is responsible for all episodes set. Glatter is also president of the Directors Guild, which has reached tentative deals with studios and anchors. The 19, members of the guild are now voting on whether to approve the agreement with AMPTP or reject the transaction, and will DGA sent back to the negotiating table.
It is unclear when production on the series will be ready to resume, as the strike by actors’ union SAG-AFTRA has been approved as talks with AMPTP begin on Wednesday. The WGA strike is now in its fifth week, with no return date for resumption of talks.
Zero Day was created by Eric Newman, Noah Oppenheim and Michael S. Schmidt.
This conspiracy drama revolves around the character of De Niro, who is pulled from retirement to lead a committee investigating global cyberattacks.
Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Plemons, Joan Allen, Connie Britton and Edi Gathegi round out the cast.
Prominent member WGA has picketed many filming locations in Los Angeles and New York and has largely succeeded in forcing many TV series and movies to be filmed in Stop during the strike. Other productions were also affected by the strike after the screenplay ran out.
Netflix declined to comment.