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PODCAST: Story Screen Reports - Strike Talk

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Story Screen Reports is our team REACTING to the top 5 film, television and entertainment news stories of the month. Join us as we dissect and comb through everything from upcoming releases to studio drama.

On this episode, Mike Burdge hops on to get absolutely pissed off about the current WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Seriously. They both get very, very mad. You can find those stories, and the sourced articles, linked below. Eat the rich.

1. Hollywood Studios’ WGA Strike Endgame Is To Let Writers Go Broke Before Resuming Talks In Fall

Written by Dominic Patten at Deadline

2. Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Writers and Actors Are Not Being ‘Realistic’ With Strikes: “It’s Very Disturbing to me”

Written by Ellise Shafer at Variety

3. The Top Hollywood Exec Made $498 Million in The Last 5 Years- 384 Times as Much as The Average Writer

Written by Jennifer Liu at CNBC

4. A writer for FX's 'The Bear' went to the Writers Guild of America Awards with a negative bank account balance and won for Best Comedy Series. He's now applying for jobs at movie theaters as writers prepare to go on strike.

Written by Lloyd Lee at Insider on April 29th 2023

5. Mattel Execs on Next Hollywood Moves: ‘Barney’, ‘Polly Pocket’ and ‘Barbie Sequels’

Written by Elizabeth Wagmeister at Variety

Listen on....



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