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Loot Shuts Down as Striking Writers Disrupt Filming – The Hollywood Reporter



Add Apple’s Loot to the listing of reveals which have been impacted by the writers strike.

Sources inform The Hollywood Reporter that the Apple comedy produced by Common Tv has shut down after picketers disrupted filming of the comedy starring and exec produced by Maya Rudolph. Manufacturing is at present on maintain and it’s unclear when — and even if — it’s going to resume.

Reps for producers Common Tv declined remark, and Apple didn’t instantly reply to THR’s request for remark.

A supply near the manufacturing mentioned picketing members of the Writers Guild of America arrived on the Bel-Air mega-mansion that’s used for filming the sequence Friday, and Rudolph is claimed to have retreated to her trailer, unwilling to return to work.

The practically 12,000-member writers guild started putting Tuesday as their contract with the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers expired. Each side have been unable to come back to a brand new deal. It’s unclear when talks between either side will resume.

The WGA is looking for wage will increase, extra compensation for streaming, viewership transparency and protections in opposition to the burgeoning observe of mini-rooms and the usage of synthetic intelligence.

Loot was in manufacturing on its second season. The sequence was created by Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard, who beforehand labored with Rudolph on Amazon’s Eternally. The sequence revolves round a billionaire whose seemingly excellent life falls aside when her husband of 20 years betrays her and her public spiral turns into tabloid fodder. After studying she has a charitable basis, Molly (Rudolph) and its no-nonsense head Sofia (Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Pose) type a plan to offer away a lot of her fortune.

A lot of scripted productions have both suspended manufacturing or paused amid the writers strike.

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