Jul 23, 2023

Why The Hollywood Strike Matters

Hollywood’s plan to use AI to replace actors and write scripts sparks a massive strike, halting films and production.

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What’s happening: Over 100,000 working writers and actors in Hollywood have been on strike against artificial intelligence and a shift toward streaming services that could upend the industry. Studio heads are exploring the use of AI for a variety of tasks, from writing screenplays to animation and visual effects to performance capture to even the replacement of actors.

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