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President Biden Weighs in on WGA Writers Strike – The Hollywood Reporter

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President Biden is weighing in on the Writers Guild of America strike that has put Hollywood on pause.

Giving remarks earlier than a White Home screening of the Disney+ sequence American Born Chinese language, Biden instructed the group (which included the solid and producers of the present, in addition to some Disney executives) that “I sincerely hope the writers strike in Hollywood gets resolved, and the writers are given a fair deal that they deserve as soon as possible.”

“This is an iconic, meaningful American industry, and we need the writers and all the workers and everyone involved to tell the stories of our nation, the stories of all of us,” Biden added, drawing cheers and applause from the group within the East Room.

The feedback by Biden have been the primary from the White Home on the strike after Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre disregarded a query about it final week.

The screening was hosted by the White Home in honor of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Biden was launched by American Born Chinese language star (and All the pieces In every single place All at As soon as Oscar-winner) Ke Huy Quan, with Biden noting that he knew him from his function in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. “That look on your face in that scene,” Biden mentioned, smiling at Quan.

Politicians in New York and California have already mentioned they might be prepared to assist with negotiations between the writers and studios, although having Biden weigh in is a major, if symbolic, transfer.



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