For the first time in 63 years, Hollywood is facing two union strikes at the same time. Both writers and actors are participating in the work stoppage, teeing up a historic labor fight that could potentially impact the entire entertainment industry. Read on to learn what workers want, how movies and television will be affected, and what to expect next.
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Some observers see a combined strike hastening an end to the impasse, while other see it extending the industry's paralysis.
Hollywood is facing its largest labor action since 1960 as actors begin a strike, joining writers who have been on the picket line since June.
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