Optimism grows over possible agreement in Hollywood writers' strike but picketing continues

Hollywood writers and studios entered a second day of negotiations Thursday amid encouraging reports that the monthslong strike, which has shut down the entertainment industry, could be coming to an end. Members of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) were still on the picket lines Thursday while union leaders met with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) and studio heads from Netflix, Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Discovery and Universal Television. However, no deal was announced at the meeting's conclusion. Strikers remain hopeful that the end is near after 143 days on the picket lines. "I remain cautiously optimistic that the studios are actively engaging with us,” said Danny Tolli, a WGA Strike Captain. “It's about time." KTLA's John Fenoglio reports on September 21, 2023. Details: https://ktla.com/news/local-news/optimism-grows-over-possible-agreement-in-hollywood-writers-strike-but-picketing-continues/