Watch: Hollywood screenwriters march in Los Angeles as WGA strike hits 100 days

Billal Rahman
Wednesday 09 August 2023 21:34 BST

Hollywood screenwriters marched in Los Angeles as the Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike hit the 100-day mark.

The Hollywood writers' strike reached 100 days on Wednesday, 9 August, as contract talks stalled and people on the picket lines continued to protest.

The milestone comes as the American film and television industries remain at a standstill as simultaneous strikes by actors and screenwriters halt productions.

The WGA which represents 11,500 screenwriters went on strike over an ongoing labor dispute with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

The strike began on 2 May 2023 after negotiations between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and studios reached an impasse over pay and working conditions.

Protesters have argued that studios have disregarded their demands.

The WGA and AMPTP held their first meeting in three months on 4 August, however talks left both sides with little optimism.

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