Bryan Cranston Calls Out Bob Iger During Actors Strike Rally

Bryan Cranston Calls Out Bob Iger During Actors Strike Rally

Throughout a SAG-AFTRA strike rally in Occasions Sq. on Tuesday, actor Bryan Cranston delivered an impassioned speech, sending a message to these hanging in addition to Disney’s CEO Bob Iger.

Cranston says jobs gained’t be taken by robots

Cranston took to the stage early Tuesday in New York throughout a “Rock the Metropolis for a Honest Contract” rally for the continued SAG-AFTRA strike. Cranston started his speech by speaking concerning the everchanging trade of Hollywood, earlier than deriding the Hollywood studios for persevering with to struggle SAG-AFTRA “tooth and nail” to remain in the identical financial system.

“We’re not in the identical enterprise mannequin we have been even 10 years in the past,” Cranston stated (through Selection). “And but, though they admit that’s the reality in at this time’s economic system, they’re preventing us tooth and nail to stay to the identical financial system that’s outmoded, outdated! They need us to step again in time. We can not and we is not going to do this.”

The legendary actor then took intention at Disney’s CEO Bob Iger, saying that these concerned within the strike wouldn’t have their jobs taken away by “robots” — a reference to the usage of AI in movie, an enormous sticking level in each the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strike.

“I do know, sir, that you just look [at] issues by a special lens,” stated Cranston. “We don’t anticipate you to grasp who we’re. However we ask you to listen to us, and past that to hearken to us once we let you know we is not going to be having our jobs taken away and given to robots. We is not going to have you ever take away our proper to work and earn a good residing. And lastly, and most significantly, we is not going to help you take away our dignity! We’re union by and thru, all the way in which to the top!”

Cranston was simply one among many stars who appeared on the rally in New York Metropolis. Alongside Cranston, actors Steve Buscemi, Wendell Pierce, Christian Slater, Christine Baranski, Stephen Lang, Titus Burgess, Michael Shannon, BD Wong, Brendan Fraser, Jessica Chastain, Matt Bomer, Chloë Grace Moretz, Corey Stoll, and extra spoke.


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