The impact of the ongoing strike in Hollywood has now started to be seen in film production. The first impact of which is on Marvel Studios’ film ‘Thunderbolts’. According to Variety magazine, the production of the film has been stopped due to the writer’s strike. This is the first incident where Hollywood film production has stopped due to a strike.
The shooting of the film was scheduled to begin next month in Atlanta. Now, only after the strike is stopped, the filming is ready. Along with ‘Thunderbolts’, which is considered to be a phase five film, ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’, ‘The Falcon’ and ‘The Winter Soldier’, ‘Black Widow’ and the upcoming ‘Captain America’ series are preparing to produce the ‘New World Order’ film. It’s Marvel. “Paper Towns” director Jake Shrier is set to direct the film.
The cast of “Thunderbolts” includes Sebastian Stan, Florence Pugh, Wyatt Russell, Olga Kurylenko, David Harbour, Hannah John-Kamen and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The film is slated to release on July 26, 2024. Along with Thunderbolts, another film in Phase Five, ‘Blade’, has also been affected by the Writers Guild of America strike. The shooting of this film has also moved on.
The strike that started on May 2 has brought the American entertainment industry to a standstill. The strike is going on demanding wage increase and job security.