Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Jason Momoa Must Know the SAG Strike is Ending, He’s Hosting “SNL” on November 18th, Following Timothee Chalamet

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What do Jason Momoa and Timothee Chalamet know about the SAG strike?

They’ve each booked dates to host “Saturday Night Live” soon — Chalamet this Saturday and Momoa on November 18th.

Do they, or “SNL,” have inside info on the strike ending? They are not contracted to the show and not part of the net code contract. (Net code actors must adhere to their contracts — like soap opera actors and talk show hosts.) They are also promoting movies from a big company — Warner Bros. Chalamet stars in “Wonka” and Momoa is in “Aquaman 2.”

Could the strike be over this week? So far SAG says it’s reviewing the studios “last, best, and final offer.” Generally work on the show starts on Tuesday, which is tomorrow. If SAG didn’t want members dressing up as movie characters for Halloween, it’s hard to imagine they approved of this.

Roger Friedman
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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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