‘Tentative’ deal to end longest Hollywood strike in decades reached

A “tentative” deal has been reached to end a long-running strike by writers in Hollywood.

The WGA (Writers Guild of America) went on strike in May after negotiations reached an impasse over compensation, minimum staffing of writers’ rooms, and the role of artificial intelligence (AI), among other issues.

In July, the SAG-AFTRA actors’ union started its own walkout which is yet to be resolved.

The impact of both strikes has been felt here, with more than two-thirds of the UK’s total film spending coming from the US.

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