Contract negotiations between the striking workers of the Writers Guild of America and their bosses represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers are set to resume next week.
The AMPTP was the first to reach out, broaching the subject of resuming negotiations with the WGA on Wednesday.
“Every member company of the AMPTP is committed and eager to reach a fair deal, and to working together with the WGA to end the strike,” AMPTP said in a statement. The two sides are now working to schedule a meeting in the next week.
In a post on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter, the WGA informed its members and the public of the discussions.
“WGA MEMBERS: The WGA and AMPTP are in the process of scheduling a time to get back in the room. #WGAstrong #1u #WGAstrike,” wrote the WGA West account on X.
The strike started in May, and previous attempts to move to end the strike petered out in mid-August.
Strike actions, meanwhile, have continued, including a solidarity rally between the WGA and the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists on Wednesday outside Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. SAG-AFTRA began their strike against the studios in July.
“Your strength and your solidarity and your resolve is going to get us to the other side of this, and history is in the making right now. I know that this strike is not easy, in fact, it’s hard. It’s very hard. … Hang in and do not give up, because this is the moment that’s going to change the future,” SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher said at the rally, according to KNBC-TV.