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Striking Writer to '. Fuck.' SAG-AFTRA Orders Strike, 'Nanny'

On the picket line, many WGA members huddled around their phones, watched the SAG-AFTRA press conference and cheered for Fran Drescher, while passers-by honked their horns in support: “Proud of her! ”

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SAG-AFTRA Chairman Fran Drescher Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

“This. Fuck. Babysitter.” That’s it American Writer Association West Board Member Liz Alper effectively sums up how members feel about how they are going to strike the union SAG-AFTRA Thursday afternoon, after four weeks of contract negotiations with studios and streamers President Fran Drescher made impassioned comments after the association formally announced plans to strike after weeks of talks broke down.

SAG-AFTRA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Duncan Crabtree-Ireland joins Drescher on board the SAG Miracle Mile headquarters Podium, he said the National Council “voted unanimously to issue a strike order” on Thursday morning. this45, – Member Performers Union will join , plus WGA members On the picket line from Friday, marking the first double strike in Hollywood in more than six decades.

“They recognize as much as the writers that the studio has ruined the business and are holding the studio accountable,” one showrunner told The Hollywood Reporter After the SAG-AFTRA press conference. “We don’t point out how much money these CEOs make to shame them – although they should be ashamed. We point it out to prove that these companies clearly have money. They just don’t want to give it to writers or actors.”

The SAG-AFTRA strike order comes after talks between the Screen Actors Union and the Union of Film and TV Producers – representing studios and anchors – end July No new contracts. The original three-year agreement was extended from June 19 due, and according to Drescher, AMPTP “wasted” those extra 000 sky. “They closed their doors and canceled our meetings with them,” former “The Nanny” star Said.

“Fran is awesome. The system has been so unfair to too many people for too long and I think it needs to get back to being fairer to everyone,” another A host who is broadcasting several programs said. Actors Strike The newly-elected Emmy nominees will immediately cease all campaigning and may postpone the September ceremony, the same day Disney CEO Bob Iger said on CNBC. The “requirements” of the two associations are unrealistic . ”

“This guy asks for $11 a million a year, plus a golden parachute, just in case he fucks Fuck – and we’re the unrealistic ones? If the studio earns $19 Billions a year in profits is really struggling, take a pay cut, Bob,” wrote David Slack, former member of the WGA negotiating committee. “Then # Pay Your Writers.

A producer who works at Disney jokes that Iger is “stealing the crown” from David Zaslav as the villain of the blockbuster studio. Zaslav is a favor,” the producer said. (Warner Bros. Discovery CEO Zaslav has become one of the union members’ go-to studio villains after making a series of decisions that irked creative staff, including declaring Cuts to Turner Classic films and removal of content from streaming service Max were designed as part of a multibillion-dollar cost-saving plan for the combined companies.)

“Lest anyone rich, Conservative AMPTP corporate types think we’re eccentric, liberal artist types It doesn’t make sense that during the last actors’ strike, the president of the Screen Actors Guild of America was… (check notes): *Ronald Reagan. *”How I Met Your Mother Co-creator Craig Thomas wrote .

Outside the picket line, many WGA members huddled around their phones, watching the SAG- AFTRA press conference, and cheers for Drescher as passers-by honked their horns in support. Outside the Disney parking lot in Burbank, those nearing the end of the strike at 2 p.m. were promoting films about Drescher and others

Labor Party Leaders, including WGA West Chief Negotiator Ellen Stutzman and Trucker Leader Lindsay Dougherty representing over 6, 778 Below – Frontline Industry Workers in Los Angeles “Proud of her! said a WGA picket in front of Disney’s Burbank headquarters, where the temperature was the highest 161 degrees.

SAG-AFTRA members will participate in WGA picketing starting Friday Line. During the strike, performers will be 1679583293153607680 banned from performance services and promotions, including conferences, festivals, FYC events, premieres, promotions, interviews, and use of social media to promote a studio film or television series.

Strike captain Caroline Renard concluded: “A strike means disruption and inconvenience. We’re not playing pie in the playground. No Venice, no TIFF, no media tours, no red carpets, no shows, no shoots, etc. for the foreseeable future. If studios think they can do it without writers and actors, let them do it. “

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