The writer's strike is a labor dispute between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). The strike began on November 15, 2022, and is still ongoing as of May 29, 2023.
The WGA is demanding a number of concessions from the AMPTP, including increased pay and benefits for writers, as well as more control over their work.
The AMPTP has refused to meet the WGA's demands, and has said that it is prepared to continue the strike indefinitely. The writer's strike has had a significant impact on the entertainment industry, with many TV shows and movies being delayed or canceled.
The Game of Thrones prequel, which is titled "House of the Dragon," is one of the many projects that has been affected by the strike. The writer's room for "House of the Dragon" was shut down on November 15, 2022, the same day that the strike began.
It is unclear when the writer's room will be able to reopen, or when "House of the Dragon" will be able to resume production. The writer's strike is a major setback for the Game of Thrones franchise, and it is unclear how it will impact the future of the show.
The strike is also a reminder of the power that writers have in the entertainment industry, and the importance of their work.
The strike has had a significant financial impact on the entertainment industry. According to the WGA, the strike has cost the industry $1 billion so far.
The strike has also had a negative impact on the morale of writers. Many writers feel that they are being taken advantage of by the AMPTP, and that their work is not being valued.
The strike is a major test of wills between the WGA and the AMPTP. It is unclear who will blink first, or when the strike will end. The strike is a reminder of the importance of collective bargaining. The WGA is able to negotiate better terms for its members because it is a unified group.
The strike is also a reminder of the power of the entertainment industry. The WGA's demands are not unreasonable, but the AMPTP is refusing to meet them because it knows that the industry can survive without new TV shows and movies.