Hollywood Actors Set to Join Writers on Strike

From a Wall Street Journal story by Joe Flint headlined “Hollywood Actors Set to Join Writers on Strike After Contract Expires”:

Negotiations between the actors union and Hollywood studios on a new labor contract stalled late Wednesday night, clearing the way for performers to join striking writers in a standoff likely to grind the entertainment industry to a halt.

A prolonged strike involving writers and actors could mean that broadcast and cable networks won’t have fresh scripted TV episodes ready for the early fall, and that Hollywood’s pipeline of fresh shows and movies will thin.