Apart from screenwriters, the actors’ strike has brought Hollywood to a standstill. And our screens may soon run out of content…
The consequences of the strike crippling Hollywood can be felt immediately on our screens. Two days after actors joined a strike launched by screenwriters last May, several US media outlets are listing television and film productions that could be significantly delayed. These include some of the most anticipated films of the coming years, including the third installmentAvatar,
With this general strike – the first since 1960 – Hollywood actors and screenwriters want to receive guaranteed income linked to streaming and protection against the development of artificial intelligence. SAG-AFTRA, the union that represents 160,000 actors and other screen professionals, has issued very clear guidelines on strike measures. Its members have been instructed to vacate film sets as well as suspend all promotional activities, which means the first consequences of this will be felt on red carpets this summer.
The first instance came on Thursday night, when the much-anticipated cast oppenheimer Christopher Nolan left the premiere in full screening. More defections will come. promotion barbieA potential blockbuster starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Reynolds, so after being in full swing for several weeks must stop.
On the revenue side, major production companies are cool for the summer as two super-productions are in question and the first part mission impossible 7, which should generate good numbers around the world. But if the strike drags on for a long time, the number of films to be screened may come to an end…
Towards a lack of blockbusters?
In early June, when the strike still only concerned screenwriters, Disney announced a reshuffle of its upcoming releases without giving a reason. next three parts OfAvatar, Notably, the releases have been postponed by a year to December 19, 2025, December 21, 2029, and December 19, 2031, respectively.
on the marvel side, Captain America: Brave New World, by lightning, blade, Fantastic Four And avengers: kong dynasty All have officially been pushed back. According to Diversityfilming the third part of dead pool has also been suspended.
hollywoodreporter Here’s an impressive list of highly anticipated films that have been suspended due to the strike, which will undoubtedly result in significant delays: gladiator 2 Worn by Paul Mescal and Pedro Pascal by Ridley Scott, second part of mission impossible 7live action of Lilo and Stitch, Venom 3…
Specific media also announce a possible delay of the film. Wicked, the big screen transposition of the cult Broadway show with Ariana Grande in one of the lead roles. The same should happen for the next Clint Eastwood, Jury #2, There BBC add sequence of Beetle Juice Also worn by Winona Ryder and Jenna Ortega Paddington 3,
SAG-AFTRA guidelines also ban dubs, which can lead to delays in animated films. kung fu panda 4, Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse, despicable me 4 And transformer one,
Multiple delays… but some programs saved
Washington Post Lists the chain for its part which should also be affected by this strike. No doubt Netflix customers will have to wait longer than expected to find out cobra-kai, Emily in Paris, stranger thingsSince all have been suspended… BBC Also announces delays in shows on other platforms and TV channels including last of us Or yellow jacket,
According to deadlineDevelopment of Daredevil: Born Again And the PenguinThe series is derived from the previous film Batman Also on hiatus is the unrecognizable Colin Farrell as the Penguin.
On Disney+, these series are the mandalorian And internal management andtwo products from the universe star warsmost likely to be delayed.
Other series, which are more rare, may not suffer from this scourge in the entertainment sector. especially rings of powera prime video program from the world of Lord of the Rings according to Washington Post, Hoping to continue filming. in the same way dragon housespin-off of game of ThronesPerformed by a British artist not represented by SAG-AFTRA.