It is the 8th day of the SAG-AFTRA strike and the 81st day of the WGA strike.
Another busy day of protests across the country.
Abbott Elementary Producer and star Quinta Brunson was in LA, along with Daniel Radcliffe, F.B. Rosemary Harris, a 95-year-old woman who starred in Murray Abraham and Sam Raimi’s film, was also involved. Spider Man The films were receiving support in New York, and Comic Con in San Diego also saw some strikes. It comes after a huge rally in London by UK equities from Brian Cox, Simon Pegg and Imelda Staunton.
Brunson told Deadline, “I am doing a double whammy because things have to change, it really is that simple. I am here to support all my fellow union members. There are people who are not as fortunate as me and these are the people for whom and for all of us we are trying to change things.
Brunson was out of Warner Bros. Discovery, whose TV studio produces his ABC comedy. other events barbie studio including an informal Mayans MC Meet Up, the day after its series finale, and a Latinas Acting Up event Attractive And gordita chronicles star Diana Maria Rivas.
She told Deadline, “I created this group because I wanted to do my job and I knew we had to amplify our voices and the way to do that was to bring together the biggest, loudest group of women I know and I did that and they came together.” “We’re fighting for a livable, sustainable wage for the working class actor, it’s that simple.”
9-1-1: Lone Star Star Gina Torres was also among the group. Torres, who starred Suit With Meghan Markle, which recently topped Netflix’s charts four years after it ended on the USA Network, she said, “I’m on strike so that future generations don’t have to strike so that our value as artists and actors and writers is maintained. People will enjoy our work for generations to come and we need to be able to trust our legacy means something and has value.
Likewise, Denia Ramirez, who stars in Fox Alert: Missing Person Unit and on netflix sweet tooth, He said the group was there to “inspire change”. “All we want is something fair. At the end of the day, you can strike and rebel and be chaotic or you can come out with a purpose and hope and pray that people have heart, empathy and compassion,” she told Deadline. “There are a lot of people who don’t have work and need to provide for their families and that’s what matters and we are here to make a difference as quickly as possible.”
Mayans MC Last night on FX kicked off with an explosive series finale. Coming-out stars included Antonio Jaramillo and Michael Irby.
Jaramillo said, “It’s not fair that even 87 percent of our union can’t qualify for [health] Insurance, it’s basic. Everyone should be compensated to live a comfortable life, everyone has money.”
Irby said, “Something needs to change, the world has changed and we all need to adapt. The balance situation is absolutely bizarre, we need some clarity and when we do our new contracts, we need to pay upfront for these residuals which we are not getting, the studios are taking advantage of. We all need to be respected.”
Outside of NBCUniversal, it was petition day for the WGA as members are trying to drum up support for pedestrian lanes and K-rail barriers outside the studios amid construction work.
Of course, it comes after TreeGate.
“The biggest issue we are facing is this construction that is encroaching on our ability to safely and uninterrupted picketing here,” Katherine DiSavino, Universal’s strike captain and lot coordinator, told Deadline.
DiSavino, who wrote at Apple silo and cw Nancy Drew, highlighted that there was no construction during the first week of the writers’ strike, but over the past few weeks, barricades have been erected that block sidewalks, pedestrian crossings, and studio entrances. “It has become an issue for us and the public. If this was a planned construction project, as it appears, I would expect Universal to be very excited to build the barriers that LAPD labor relations and the city council have told them it was necessary for them to do so,” she said.
The protesters at Netflix were expressing a different kind of outrage. Strikers point to promotional placement beef Foam Finger which appears to be sending them a message from inside the building.
Friendly speaking, some people at Fox were celebrating a birthday. However, it wasn’t a writer or actor, it was Carl, a one-year-old Labrador who lived on the picket line every day and loved to rub.
At the other end of the spectrum was Rosemary Harris, a 95-year-old British actress who made her stage debut in 1948 and won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1994. Tom and Vivand most recently she is known for playing Aunt May in Sam Raimi’s film Spider Man trilogy.
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Eric Bogosian, who stars in series including AMC interview with a vampire and showtime Arabssaid he hoped a solution could be found soon and called on elders like Peter Chernin to join him.
He told Deadline, “When things were really tough, 40 years ago, when my wife and I were starving to a great extent, the remnants of the granola bar ad kept me going and it was a miracle.” “The [AMPTP] Moving forward the deals that have eluded us for 35 years… The internet is clearly a paradigm shift but it will require everyone to sit down and talk.
Bogosian, who serves on the board of directors of the Screen Actors Guild, said the onus of prodding CEOs to negotiate may lie with Hollywood talent agents and managers. “Because as much as actors won’t be able to pay their mortgages, there are just as many agents and managers who actually won’t be able to pay their mortgages. And they are essentially the suits, and they need to go out there to persuade the other suits to do the same,” he said.
“I’ve been incredibly lucky,” he said. “I got to enjoy this industry at its peak, and now I feel sorry for the people trying to make a living in it.”
About four dozen marchers – more from SAG-AFTRA than from the WGA – picketed outside the NBCUniversal complex at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Among them was Danny McNulty, who played Harley on ABC’s Boy meets the world 1990s and beyond girl meets world reboot that ran between 2014 and 2017. McNulty was easy to spot in a green T-shirt emblazoned with Harley’s face and name as he paused to take selfies with fans of the show.
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About 200 marchers formed a pair of fiery picket lines on the block where both Netflix and Warner Bros. Discovery have offices. The picketing duo starred Anthony Edwards (er) and Mare Winningham (American Horror Story), mainstay of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Jamie Alexander, and sex and the City And …and just like that star Cynthia Nixon.
But most were friends like Jonathan Fernandez and Ilana Baker, who met ten years ago at an audition for a potato chip ad. The two bounce from program to program, relying on residual income to survive, as Fernandez said, “99 percent of our job is auditioning and not getting a job.”
Baker argued that by not negotiating with the writers and actors, the studio had already “lost more money than we were asking for.” Fernandez said – not entirely jokingly – that the two highly touted Hollywood films combined for the opening weekend, barbie And oppenheimer“All this can be paid for in two seconds.”
“It takes a long time to be able to make a career out of it and everything the studios are doing is making it harder,” Fernandez said.