It’s a crisis that doesn’t seem to want to calm down that begins to gangrene Hollywood and the film market. sony seems the first studio impacted by the subject. On the red carpet for Oppenheimerthe actors of the SAG AFTRA unanimously decided to go on strike to demand two key measures: An increase in their salaries and a limitation in the use of artificial intelligence. For the moment, the big majors are turning a deaf ear and not hearing the claims.
sony has already begun to take the lead in anticipating the fact that certain actors will not come to promote their feature films. Following Ghostbusters: Afterlife has been postponed from Christmas 2023 At Spring 2024 but communicated on the postponement of a film which should make fans a little more angry: Kraven: the hunter.
The production sony had already started its promotional campaign with a first trailer revealing a Kraven bloody and violent, which clashed with the two films Venom and Morbius. The film carried by Aaron Taylor Johnson had attracted the sympathy of the fans thanks to his side – Finally – R-Rated and addressed to a more informed public. Gold, sony decided to postpone the film JC Chandor due to the actors’ strike. Initially positioned on October 6, 2023it is postponed for a year, August 30, 2024. The French release date has not moved yet but should also find a place in the calendar around August. The risk imputed by the actors’ strike is real: blockbusters could desert the end of 2023, negatively impacting cinemas.