The WGA settlement, while an important step, will not bring Hollywood back to work. The SAG-AFTRA actors union remains on strike.
The writers walked out on May 2 after negotiations reached an impasse over pay, minimum staffing in writers’ rooms, the use of artificial intelligence and residuals that reward writers for shows popular streaming, among other issues.
The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, the trade group representing Walt Disney, Netflix, Warner Bros. Discovery and other major studios, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.