Hollywood writers attain tentative deal to finish the strike

Writers hold signs on the picket line on the fourth day of the strike by the Writers Guild of America as they march past Netflix in Hollywood, California, on May 5, 2023.
The Writers Guild of America has been on strike since Might 2nd. | Photograph by Frederic J. Brown / AFP by way of Getty Photos

The Hollywood writers strike could also be near an finish. After a greater than 140-day work stoppage, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) introduced on Sunday night time that it reached a “tentative settlement” with main Hollywood studios on pay, working situations, and extra.

“We are able to say, with nice delight, that that is an distinctive deal — with significant beneficial properties and protections for writers in each sector of the membership,” the WGA negotiating committee wrote in an e mail to members.

WGA management mentioned particulars of the settlement couldn’t be shared till its language is finalized; after that, writers must vote to approve the deal. The guild mentioned its leaders might finish the strike as quickly as Tuesday, as soon as the contract is finalized and despatched to members…

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