The Hollywood actors strike is over. Here's what happens next with your favorite movies and shows.

Expect "Deadpool" and "Gladiator" sequels to resume shooting soon, Oscar campaigning to heat up and A-listers back on late-night couches.

Striking SAG-AFTRA union members in Los Angeles celebrate the announcement of a tentative labor agreement on Nov. 8. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Striking SAG-AFTRA members in Los Angeles celebrate the announcement of a tentative labor agreement on Nov. 8. (Mario Tama/Getty Images) (Getty Images)
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Hollywood's summer of strikes is giving way to a fall and winter of super-sized activity. After 118 days on strike, the Screen Actors Guild has reached a tentative and hard-fought agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Picket line activity ceased as of 12:01 a.m. on Nov. 9, paving the way for film and television production to resume for the first time since July, when SAG-AFTRA joined the Writers Guild of America for a historic double strike that ground the industry's gears to a prolonged halt.

The tentative agreement was unanimously approved by SAG-AFTRA's negotiating committee and goes to the guild's national board on Friday. Full details of the new contract will be made available in the coming days, but it is expected that SAG-AFTRA secured gains and protections on issues ranging from minimum rate increases to the use of AI in manipulating actors's digital likenesses, which proved to be a key sticking point in the negotiations.

"New inroads were carved everywhere," SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher told Extra. "And that's what this moment was really about. It was essential that artificial intelligence be barricaded, with a lot of protections for the members. And, you know, it was very important that we found a new stream of revenue to try and level the playing field when it comes to compensation for the members that work the streaming channels.”

Here's what you can expect as Hollywood gets back to business.

Where will I see my favorite stars again?

Looks like Timothée Chalamet will be able to rap about Wonka and Dune: Chapter 2 with the Studio 8H crowd this weekend after all. The in-demand actor is making his first post-strike appearance on Saturday Night Live, and is newly enabled to promote both of his upcoming blockbusters. And that's just the tip of the iceberg: Expect to see A-list celebrities like Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Sydney Sweeney once again appearing on red carpets, late-night TV shows and press junkets as the strike's non-promotion rules are lifted and their movies start to arrive in theaters.

While the agreement came a little too late for Brie Larson to address the difficulties plaguing The Marvels ahead of that film's opening, you can bet that Jason Momoa will be out there early and often to put a happier face on the equally problem-plagued Aquaman sequel, set to swim into multiplexes in December.

Will Deadpool 3 and Gladiator 2 still make their 2024 release dates?

Deadpool pulls a 'Say Anything' in 'Deadpool 2' (Photo: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp./Courtesy Everett Collection)
Deadpool pulls a Say Anything in Deadpool 2. (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp./Courtesy Everett Collection)

Speaking of Marvel, the studio is counting on Ryan Reynolds's Merc with a Mouth to bring audiences back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe... especially with Hugh Jackman's Wolverine riding shotgun. The Shawn Levy-directed Deadpool 3 was midway through production when SAG-AFTRA went on strike. On Thursday, Disney announced a massive shift of Marvel releases, pushing Deadpool 3 from May 3 to July 26. (Captain America: New World Order will in turn move from July date to Feb. 14, 2025; Thunderbolts is moving from December 2024 to July 25, 2025, and the Blade reboot with Mahershala Ali is relocating from Feb. 14, 2025 to Nov. 7, 2025.)

The studios have already advised actors, directors and writers that feature film production likely won't restart in earnest until January, after the always-busy holiday corridor. Another Marvel three-timer, Tom Hardy's Venom 3, has already pushed back its release date from July to November based on the delayed start. On the other hand, Ridley Scott's Gladiator 2, featuring rising star Paul Mescal, is already scheduled for a Nov. 24, 2024 launch and should still be able to meet that date since the director has said he already has a 90-minute edit of previously shot pre-strike footage.

What about television?

Mariska Hargitay as Lieutenant Olivia Benson in the Season 20 premiere of 'Law & Order: SVU' (Photo by: Barbara Nitke/NBC)
Mariska Hargitay as Lieutenant Olivia Benson in Law & Order: SVU. (Photo by: Barbara Nitke/NBC)

After the curtain came down on the WGA strike in September, the writers' rooms of major network TV shows like Dick Wolf's Law & Order franchise and ABC's comedy hit Abbott Elementary quickly reopened in the hopes of salvaging at least part of the fall season. With some of those scripts already completed, networks reportedly hope to begin production after the Thanksgiving holidays, allowing them to meet the season standard of 13 episodes.

But cable and streaming shows like Netflix's blockbuster Stranger Things and Paramount Network's Yellowstone will likely take a little longer to ramp up due to actors's schedules, as well as complicated post-production work. Schedules have already been adjusted accordingly: the final run of Yellowstone episodes is expected to premiere in November 2024, while the fifth and final season of Stranger Things isn't expected until 2025.

Will there be a real awards season?

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 12: Ke Huy Quan, winner of Best Actor in a Supporting Role award for ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once,’ Michelle Yeoh, winner of the Best Actress in a Leading Role award for ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once,’ Brendan Fraser, winner of the Best Actor in a Leading Role award for ’The Whale,’ and Jamie Lee Curtis, winner of the Best Actress in a Supporting Role award for ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’  pose in the press room during the 95th Annual Academy Awards at Ovation Hollywood on March 12, 2023 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
From left to right: Ke Huy Quan, Michelle Yeoh, Brendan Fraser, and Jamie Lee Curtis pose with their Oscars in March. (Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images) (Rodin Eckenroth via Getty Images)

The race to the Oscars generally starts on fall film festival red carpets, but most of the major festivals — from Toronto to New York — were star-free. Expect those actors to start making up for lost time as awards season starts in earnest with the 33rd Annual Gotham Awards on Nov. 27, followed by the delayed Emmy Awards, now scheduled for Jan. 15, as well as the SAG Awards and the beleaguered Golden Globes. Barbie power couple Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling will certainly be everywhere as they pursue respective Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor nominations, and Oppenheimer's Robert Downey Jr., Killers of the Flower Moon's Lily Gladstone and Rustin's Colman Domingo are also expected to be in-demand ahead of Jan. 23 when Oscar nominations are unveiled.

Will there be more labor disruptions?

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 08: SAG-AFTRA members and supporters picket outside Netflix studios on day 118 of their strike against the Hollywood studios on November 8, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Contract negotiations between the actors union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) have inched closer to a deal, with a reported breakthrough on the use of artificial intelligence (AI), in the strike which began on July 14. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
SAG-AFTRA members and supporters picket outside Netflix studios on Day 118 of their strike against the Hollywood studios on Nov. 8, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. (Mario Tama/Getty Images) (Mario Tama via Getty Images)

The victories achieved by the WGA and SAG-AFTRA didn't come without a cost. The dual strikes are estimated to have incurred $6 billion in losses, with below the line crew and the small businesses that supply productions feeling the brunt of that economic pain. The first test of Hollywood's willingness to avert another strike will arrive next summer when IATSE — the guild that represents numerous below the line artisans — faces its own contract negotiations with the AMPTP. An IATSE strike was narrowly avoided in 2021, and there are already concerns within the guild that the appetite won't be there to support another prolonged work stoppage.