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How Long Will The SAG Strike Last? When Did It Start? Is It Still Going On? – StyleCaster


With Hollywood at a complete standstill and negotiations seemingly going nowhere fast, many people including the actors and writers themselves are wondering how long the SAG strike will last.

On July 13, 2023, Fran Drescher, president of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television (SAG-AFTRA), announced that negotiations between the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) had broken down over several issues. SAG-AFTRA, represents 160,000 television and movie actors, while the WGA represents more than 16,000 film, TV, broadcast and news media writers. It’s the first time in 43 years that the SAG-AFTRA has called for a strike since 1980, and it would be the first in 60 years that the WGA and SAG-AFTRA have joined forces.

Much like the writer’s strike, the use of artificial intelligence was also a topic of tension: Actors say they don’t want to be replaced by computer-generated images; they want control over where and how their likenesses are used. To be clear, the…

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