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Add Daredevil and Billions to the list again, and now P-Valley too.
The Writers Guild of America strike is underway with hundreds of TV and film writers taking to the picket lines. Of course, that means writing work has come to a halt on many TV shows such as Evil, Stranger Things, Cobra Kai, Yellowjackets, and Abbott Elementary, among others. Deadline is keeping on top of the latest on delays and production shutdowns as a result of the strike, so keep refreshing the page.
Starz’s P-Valley, which is filming its third season, has postponed its production in Atlanta as a result of the writers strike. On May 10, creator and showrunner Katori Hall said, “We will not be filming until a fair deal is reached”.
DAREDEVIL: BORN AGAIN
After being bedeviled earlier this week (May 8) by WGA East pickets and shutting down, Marvel’s upcoming revival on Disney+ was targeted once again today (May 10) Now Daredevil has gone dark for the rest of the week
The Showtime series was shut down for several hours on May 4 after cast and crew members refused to cross the WGA picket lines. Filming resumed later in the day. However, today, (May 10) saw two sets of WGA East strikers prevent the Wall Street drama from shooting on location, Billions shut down again with no solid start-up time or date announced.
AVA DUVERNAY DRAMA
Starz’s untitled romantic drama from Ava DuVernay, starring Lauren Ridloff and Joshua Jackson, is halting production due to the strike. The series had been filming in Wilmington since March but is stopping production this week.
WGA picketers have shuttered production on the Apple TV+ series for the day (Tuesday, May 9).
Production on the fifth season of the Freeform series was halted for the day Tuesday (May 9) as a result of WGA picketing.
The Apple TV+ drama series has paused production on its second season due to strike picketing.
A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS: THE HEDGE KNIGHT
The Game of Thrones prequel has closed its writers room “for the duration” of the strike, says co-creator George R.R. Martin
Filming on Season 7 has been suspended amid the WGA strike.
Production on Season 4 shut down Friday, May 5 amid picketing.
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MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS
The MTV Movie & TV Awards pivoted to a pre-taped ceremony amid the writers strike and talent pulling out in support of the movement. Drew Barrymore earlier dropped out as host in support of the writers.
Production on fifth and final season delayed due to strike.
Production on Season 2 of the Apple comedy series starring Maya Rudolph has paused due to WGA picketers at its Bel-Air location.
Filming on Season 3 of HBO Max/Universal TV comedy hit starring Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder has been halted because of the writers strike, Deadline has learned.
Sources tell Deadline that production on the second season of the Netflix series starring Rob Lowe and his son John Owen Lowe, which launched at the end of March, has been shut down.
According to sources, NBC’s Night Court is currently in production on its second season. The sitcom is off this week but was supposed to resume filming next week, sources tell Deadline. As a multi-camera comedy, that is impossible without writers given the amount of tweaks done ahead and during taping, so the series is expected to go dark for the time being.
THE VENERY OF SAMANTHA BIRD
The Starz drama series shut down production with two episodes of its eight episode order left to shoot. The series shoots in Montreal.
POWER BOOK III: RAISING KANAN
We have learned that the writers room has shut down on Starz’s Power Book III: Raising Kanan, which was in production on Season 3.
Cobra Kai has shut down its writers room for Season 6. Series co-creator Jon Hurwitz tweeted “No writers on set” along with a group photo of the writers.
Yellowjackets co-creator Ashley Lyle revealed work has halted on the Showtime drama “after one day in the #Yellowjackets S3 writers room. It was amazing, and creatively invigorating, and so much fun, and I’m very excited to get back to it as soon as the #WGA gets a fair deal.”
“We are demanding that this industry is one that can sustain a career,” said Abbott Elementary writer Brittani Nichols and the Los Angeles-based captain for WGA West in an interview with Democracy Now. She calls the industry a “gig economy,” where studios prioritize Wall Street, not workers. The show is among those whose writers room has closed.
Late-night talk shows have gone dark. The Late Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show and Late Night will officially be in reruns now, and Saturday Night Live also has shut down production, and will air repeats for the time being. Daytime staple The Talk also has been halted.
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