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Will the Writers Guild Strike? Maybe Not.
A recent DGA statement and Bob Iger’s return to Disney may reduce the possibility of a walkout. Here's why.
Hollywood is increasingly abuzz about the possibility of a Writers Guild strike this spring. A large chunk of the community is convinced a walkout is all but certain. Making definitive predictions on this is about as advisable as filming a three-hour movie, but there is tea to spill. In particular, two recent developments, both largely underappreciated, have actually reduced the likelihood of a strike: a recent DGA statement, and the return of Bob Iger to Disney.
Both these developments matter. “If necessary, we are prepared for a fight,” reads the DGA’s fiery Nov. 17 message to members regarding negotiations that are likely to start soon….
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