November 9, 2023 – Are you ready for some fantastic news? After 118 long days of the actors’ guild being out on strike, there’s a glimmer of hope on the horizon. SAG-AFTRA and the studios have finally come to a tentative agreement on a fresh three-year contract. This development has the potential to breathe new life into Hollywood, and we’re ready to see new episodes of our favorite scripted series..
The strike is officially coming to a close, with the clock striking 12:01 a.m. PT on Thursday, November 9. It’s been a long and challenging journey, but the silver lining is finally in sight.
So, what does this mean for the world of entertainment? Well, it’s not just a victory for the actors; it’s a win for everyone who loves movies and television. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know:
The End of a Marathon
The 118-day strike has been a marathon, testing the resolve of the actors, studios, and fans alike. It’s been a period of uncertainty, with many wondering when they would get to enjoy their favorite shows and movies again. But now, the finish line is in sight, and it’s time for celebration.
Lights, Camera, Action!
With the strike officially over, the entertainment industry can get back to doing what it does best—creating captivating stories that transport us to different worlds. It means that the scripts can be dusted off, the cameras can start rolling, and the actors can step back into the spotlight.
During the strike, the only projects that could be produced were reality programs without actors and that was definitely getting old for me. Most scripted series, delayed first by the writer’s strike and then by the actors striking too, have been pushed back to 2024. With the new contract, we might get new episodes of some series before the end of the year. We expect to see new release dates for films and series announced within the next few weeks.
The tentative three-year contract not only puts an end to the strike but also ushers in a new era for Hollywood. It’s a fresh start, a chance for creativity to flourish, and a promise of more incredible content coming our way.
A Collective Effort
This agreement didn’t happen overnight. It’s the result of countless negotiations, discussions, and compromises. It’s a testament to the power of collaboration and the resilience of those involved. Everyone has played their part, and the outcome is something to be proud of.