Actress Priyanka Chopra has voiced her support for the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike. In an Instagram post on Friday evening, she shared a message expressing her solidarity by stating that she stands with her union and colleagues. The accompanying image featured a poster with the words, “SAG-AFTRA Strong.”” She wrote, “I stand with my union and colleagues. In solidarity, we build a better tomorrow (red heart and folded hands emojis)
In addition to the post, Priyanka Chopra included the hashtags #SAGAFTRAStrong and #SAGAFTRAStrike.Earlier reports suggested that the strike could potentially pause or delay the production of her project Heads Of State. s a member of SAG-AFTRA, Priyanka will be unable to participate in filming for any project until the AMPTP and SAG-AFTRA negotiate a new agreement and resolve the strike.
Striking Hollywood actors joined film and television writers on picket lines for the first time in 63 years on Friday. They were cheering and chanting outside major studios with calls for higher streaming-era pay. In addition , they voiced for curbs on use of artificial intelligence. The twin strikes will add to the economic damage from the writers’ walkout that started on May 2. This lead to increasing the pressures facing the multibillion-dollar media industry as it struggles with seismic changes to its business.
In New York City and Los Angeles, actors marched outside the offices of Netflix Inc, Paramount Global and other companies. They voiced demands for higher compensation for working-class actors and other gains. “We’re in an old contract for a new type of business and it’s just not working for most people,” actor Susan Sarandon said outside Warner Bros Discovery offices as quoted by Reuters.