as WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes continue which seemed endless, members of those unions—as well as workers in nearby entertainment fields—are feeling the pain of lack of income. Fortunately, some of Hollywood’s highest-paid figures have stepped up to help, including showrunner Greg Berlanti, ARCHITECTS on the CW and DC’s Arrowverse.
different obtained an email message from Berlanti, addressed to “Colleagues,” announcing his intentions to donate “nearly $1 million to current and former employees affected by the ongoing labor strike in Hollywood and urges ‘other industry workers in a fortunate situation’ to do the same.” While we heard of movie stars like Bato and so on sharing their wealth as part of the strike relief efforts, Berlanti’s generosity comes the same week we learned that his Greg Berlanti Productions is one of several “top creators” with their talking about Warner Bros. Television suspended due to work stoppage; It was reported on deadline JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot and Mindy Kaling’s Kaling International, among others, are also on the list.
Another prolific producer announcing a strike-relief fund today is American Horror Storyof Ryan Murphy, who doesn’t part of the Warner Bros. empire. (he has a deal with Netflix, but plans a post-strike jump at Disney, according to Deadline). on an Instagram postMurphy announced Ryan Murphy Productions Assistance Fund that “starts at $500,000. This fund is ready to support exceptional casts and performances crew members” who contributed to the company is many projects.
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