The ongoing Writers Guild of America strike has put many Hollywood productions on hold. projects like Strange things, Family guy, late-night shows, and others have ceased production in solidarity with the writers, and rightfully so. Another series that felt the impact of the strike Colleen Ferrell– LED Penguin series, a Batman Based on the popular DC villain, the spin-off bridges the gap between the original film and its announced sequel. The Irish actor took to the picket today to support the writers.

talk to Submission deadline; termination period actor seen side by side Michael Kelly At the Times Square rally, he spoke of an industry environment in which “corporations are getting rich” and created a “doubtful and uncertain” future for writers, which he said was “unfair and unfair.” The actor believes it’s important to “go back to the table and treat the writers with respect.” He added,


“For 25 years, I’ve made a living and supported my family because of the creativity of writers…it’s unfair…they’re the foundation of everything we do.”

In addition, while talking about how it is “unfair” for the scribes who pour their blood and sweat into each creation, he emphasizes that meeting the demand of writers is “a radical change that should happen”. About picketing and supporting the strike Diversity“It shows the arrogance of those at the top that these people are now out of a job because they did the right thing.”

Colin Farrell as Penguin in the Max Original series.
Image via Max

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Why is the Writers Guild of America on strike?

It has been more than 20 days WGA picketed earlier this month after failing to reach an agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Writers demand fair wages, elimination of mini-rooms, protection from “free work”. Protection against AI to name a few things. As Ferrell points out, no piece of visual media can be created without writers, all of our favorite TV shows and movies start in the writing room, and AMPTP takes steps to give writers their due in the form of royalties and fees. from justice.

Many shows and movies were affected by the strike, Penguin It’s slated for a 2024 release on the Max, but given the delay, that window could change. While we await further updates on the strike, you can check out Ferrell’s comments below: