‘Oppenheimer’ Cast Joins Hollywood Strike, Walks Out of London Screening

London: The cast of the upcoming film “Oppenheimer” walked out of the film’s London screening in solidarity with the strike called by Hollywood’s actor’s union.

The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Radio and Television Artists (SAG-AFTRA) joined the screenwriters in their strike after failing to reach a consensus for a new contract with the studios and streaming services, represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).

The strike is the first since 1980 and the first time that two major Hollywood unions have been on strike at the same time since 1960.

The cast of “Oppenheimer” included Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt, and others. They left the screening before it began to join the picket lines in support of the strike.

The strike is over a number of issues, including wages, working conditions, and diversity. The unions are demanding higher wages, increased minimum pay, a higher writer-to-show ratio, and shorter exclusive contracts.

The strike has already had a significant impact on the entertainment industry. Production on a number of films and television shows has been delayed or cancelled.

It is unclear how long the strike will last. However, the unions have said that they are prepared to stay on strike until their demands are met.

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