Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tensions Mount As Hollywood Braces For A Possible Writers’ Strike

By Vanity Fair, April 17, 2017

Writers with deadlines barreling down on them are not a pretty sight. Think Bryan Cranston hunched over his typewriter in the bathtub in Trumbo.

Which is why Hollywood right now is getting kind of . . . tense. On Tuesday, Writers Guild of America members will begin voting whether to authorize a strike if their negotiating team fails to secure a favorable contract deal by May 1. Without a deal, a work stoppage would begin May 2 and would immediately cripple late-night TV shows, stall scripted-series production, and halt writing on any film scripts in development. 

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