he production of big Hollywood films has stopped due to the strike of actors and writers. According to BBC, the production of big films like ‘Avatar’ and ‘Gladiator’ has been affected. The premiere of the Disney film ‘Haunted Mansion’, which was scheduled to be released at the end of this month, has been stopped.
Famous director Christopher Nolan has said that he will not produce any film during the strike period. Major awards ceremonies such as Comic Con and the Emmy Awards are almost certain to be cancelled. After 60 years, more than 160,000 Hollywood actors have gone on strike.
Two series of ‘Avatar’ have been released and the remaining three sequels are under construction. The production of ‘Avatar’ and ‘Gladiator’ has been stopped due to the rule that artists cannot work during the strike period. It is estimated that the default performance date may be delayed further.
On the first day of the strike, which started on Friday morning, there were demonstrations outside Netflix, Disney, Paramount and Warner Bros. The production of the television series has also been stopped due to the double strike.
Screen Actors Guild, the umbrella organization of Hollywood actors, is putting pressure on the streaming company to determine the proportional distribution of profits and a guaranteed working environment. In addition, there is a demand for the regulation of forms created by digital platforms such as AI. There is a huge demand that AI should not replace the figure and scene of the artist.
Director Nolan has announced that he will not work on any Hollywood film until the strike is resolved. When asked about this, his answer was, ‘Absolutely not. At this time, everyone should understand that I have taken this as a very important moment in the relationship between working people and Hollywood.
‘It’s not about me, it’s not about the cast of my film,’ the acclaimed director, writer and producer said of the strike, ‘it’s about working actors, it’s about staff writers on television shows, trying to raise a family, trying to put food on the table. .’
According to Hollywood media, this strike may continue until the end of 2023.