The WGA has confirmed that it’s going to sit down with the AMPTP on Friday to attempt to put an finish to the writers strike that has been happening since Might. The guild despatched a be aware to its members tonight that stated, “The AMPTP, via Carol Lombardini, reached out to the WGA in the present day and requested a gathering this Friday to debate negotiations.”
“We’ll be again in communication with you someday after the assembly with additional data. As we’ve stated earlier than, be cautious of rumors. Each time there’s necessary information to share, you’ll hear it straight from us,” the be aware, which got here from the WGA’s negotiating committee added.
This comes after Deadline revealed that the 2 sides had been planning to restart negotiations forward of the 100th day of the strike.
We revealed earlier in the present day that the scribes and the studios had been discussing a transfer, through legal professionals, that might carry them again to the negotiating desk to hammer out a deal that might finish at the very least one of many strikes which have taken over Hollywood, we hear.
Sources warning that this doesn’t imply there’s will instantly be a deal nevertheless it marks the primary important step towards progress because the writers strike started Might 2.
There’s clearly nonetheless quite a bit to debate together with subjects corresponding to minimal staffing, length of employment, a viewership-based streaming residual and AI.