Thursday, June 20, 2024

Finally: Some Movement in Writers Guild Strike, Studios Ask for Friday Meeting to Talk About Talking


There may finally be some thawing in the frozen relations between the studios and the Writers Guild.

The WGA sent out a message tonight indicating the AMPTP has asked for a meeting on Friday. It’s a beginning after no contact for some time. Maybe this will lead to good things. It’s enough already

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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