SAG-AFTRA Strike: Popular Hollywood Stars To Hold Massive Rally In Times Square

SAG-AFTRA Strike: On Tuesday morning, SAG-AFTRA will hold a significant demonstration in Times Square. The protest is anticipated to draw the largest crowd in NYC since the strike started on July 14.

Celebs scheduled to attend the “Rock the City for a Fair Contract” rally include Bryan Cranston, Steve Buscemi, Christian Slater, Lauren Ambrose, Christine Baranski, Matt Bomer, Tituss Burgess, Liza Colón-Zayas, Gregory Diaz, Jennifer Ehle, Nancy Giles, Danai Gurrira, Jill Hennessy, Marin Hinkle, Stephen Lang, Arian Moayed, Wendell Pierce, Corey Stoll and Merritt Wever.

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“SAG-AFTRA is fighting to ensure its members receive their fair share of streaming revenues, increased compensation to keep pace with inflation, and an agreement that will give actors informed consent and fair pay when A.I. creates digital replicas of their performance, voice, and likeness,” the guild said in a statement.

Additionally present will be Rebecca Damon, the executive director of New York Local, Labour Policy, and International Affairs, as well as SAG-AFTRA National Executive Director and Chief Negotiator Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, Secretary-Treasurer Joely Fisher, and New York President Ezra Knight.

WGA East Executive Director Lowell Peterson, New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento, and NYC Central Labour Council President Vincent Alvarez will be present among the state and local labour leaders.

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