WGA strike throws spanners into ‘Stranger Things’ work


WGA strike throws spanners into Stranger Things work
WGA strike throws spanners into ‘Stranger Things’ work

Stranger Things shooting for the final season is halted after the Writers Guild of America strike.

The critically-acclaimed Netflix showrunners Duffers brothers took to Twitter to reveal the snag in the series production on the Stranger Writers’ Twitter account,

“Duffers here. Writing does not stop when filming begins. While we’re excited to start production with our amazing cast and crew, it is not possible during this strike,” the showrunners wrote.

“We hope a fair deal is reached soon so we can all get back to work. Until then — over and out. #wgastrong”

The global craze sci-fi hit show joined a litany of Netflix series, including Big Mouth and Cobra Kai, whose productions were disturbed by the ongoing writers’

Earlier, the Hollywood writers’ strike took a toll on Late-night shows as they were pulled off the air.

After several months of negotiation over pay, the writers’ union talks broke with major Hollywood studios.

Following the 11,500 film and television writers went on strike on Tuesday, May 2.


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