The WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes are in full drive demanding for truthful pay and advantages. What If…? head author A.C. Bradley takes purpose at Marvel Studios, calling them out on underpaying him and fellow writers for work achieved on Ms. Marvel.
A big a part of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes revolves round streaming residuals, with many writers and actors being paid pennies in residuals, oftentimes extraordinarily late, to the purpose of not with the ability to qualify for healthcare. Following the announcement Ms. Marvel could be debuting on ABC, What If…? head author A.C. Bradley known as out Marvel Studios for not paying correct charges to the writers:
A.C. Bradley clarified their assertion by explaining that the What If…? staff weren’t the primary writers for Ms. Marvel. As an alternative, Marvel Studios introduced them on in order that they wouldn’t must pay the unique writers one other price to return, resulting in each events receiving lower than they need to have for the work:
Because of the speedy rise in streaming within the final decade, studios have largely had free vary to bend the foundations of paying writers and actors because of the prior contract not together with streaming companies to the extent they’re distinguished immediately. A.C. Bradley isn’t the one author calling out companies like Marvel Studios, with writers throughout the WGA taking purpose at their employers for an absence of fee. With how a lot cash these corporations appear to be bleeding in the course of the strike, one can solely hope writers and actors get truthful offers quickly.
What If…? additionally options the voices of Josh Brolin, Natalie Portman, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Mark Ruffalo, Jeffrey Wright, Hayley Atwell and different main stars from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The sequence “flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways,” in response to Marvel’s official description of the sequence.
Along with the second season of What If…?, Marvel can also be engaged on two extra animated sequence — Marvel Zombies and Spider-Man: Freshman Yr. The previous is a direct spin-off of What If…? episode 5, which revolves round a Marvel Cinematic Universe that suffers from a zombie plague.
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