imagine Dragons The Netflix picket line in Hollywood on Tuesday (May 10) surprised striking writers by playing a mini-set amid a week-long work shutdown that has brought the film and TV industry to a halt. Video of the performance featured vocalist Dan Reynolds and guitarist Daniel Sirmon playing their hits “Radioactive” and “Whatever It Takes”, waving striking writers' signs and the pair accompanying them to unplugged versions of two of their rock radio hits. Celebrated with
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Pop-In was the latest example of artists supporting the strikers, including Bupkis Star Pete Davidson joined Writers Guild of America picket lines last Friday in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Ted Lasso producers/stars Jason Sudeikis, Brett Goldstein and Brendan Hunt handed out pizza.
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The Writers Guild and Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers ended talks 10 days ago, the first strike in 15 years, which saw guild members and their allies picketing outside major studios and streaming companies last week.
The strike has already had a major impact on TV and film production as well as musicians, who have been missing important late-night gigs and performances. the tonight show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the late show And late nightas well as Saturday night Live, all of whom immediately went on leave to honor the strike. The strike prompted Drew Barrymore to drop out of hosting last weekend. 2023 MTV Movie & TV Awards,
Watch the video of the performance below.