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Mandy Moore Earns ‘Pennies’ From ‘This Is Us’ Streaming Residuals – Hollywood Life



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Many actors had been on the picket strains in assist of the continued SAG-AFTRA strike on Jul. 18, together with This Is Us alum Mandy Moore, 39. Throughout an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the brunette magnificence revealed that she has acquired “pennies” on her streaming residual checks for the collection. “I was talking with my business manager who said he’s received a residual for a penny and two pennies,” Mandy defined to the outlet.

At one level, the A Stroll To Bear in mind star stated she acquired “very tiny, like 81-cent checks.” Throughout the dialog, which befell outdoors Disney Studios in Burbank, Mandy defined the significance of the streaming residuals matter. “The residual issue is a huge issue,” she stated. “We’re in incredibly fortunate positions as working actors having been on shows that found tremendous success in one way or another … but many actors in our position for years before us were able to live off of residuals or at least pay their bills.”

The 39-year-old starred within the hit collection because the matriarch of the fictional Pearson household for six seasons. This Is Us premiered in 2016 and aired its ultimate episode on Could 24, 2022. She was joined on the picket strains by Scandal alum Katie Lowes, 40. Katie claimed that she “hasn’t received anything substantial,” in streaming residuals from Disney’s streaming offers with Netflix and Hulu.

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Mandy Moore starred on ‘This Is Us’ for six seasons. (Everett Assortment)

“If you are someone who has been fortunate enough in our positions to do 120-plus episodes of a successful show in previous years — 10, 15, 20 years ago — that re-airing would be the thing that could sustain you on years where I did this smaller project or I wanted to go do a play or you have kids and you have a family to provide for,” the 40-year-old defined. “And that just not a reality anymore. The entire model has changed.” As many know, the SAG-AFTRA strike commenced on Jul. 14 after the union stated they didn’t attain a “fair” deal with the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers (AMPTP).

Mandy additionally took to Instagram on the primary day of the strike to share a carousel of images from the picket strains. A few of her former This Is Us co-stars had been additionally there together with Chrissy Metz, 42, and Jon Huertas, 53. “Day 1. Proud to stand with my fellow @sagaftra and @wgawest members demanding a fair contract. #sagaftrastrike #wgastrong #unionstrong,” Mandy captioned the submit with the actors. Along with the SAG-AFTRA strike, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike has been ongoing since Could 2.

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