‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ director comments in support of WGA strike
‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ spoke about ongoing WGA on the premiere of the film at Cannes Film Festival
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny director came forward in support of writers, as he talked about the ongoing WGA (Writers Guild America) strike, at the Cannes press conference for the film on Friday.
The director was asked to comment on the ongoing strikes by American writers during the press conference for the Indian Jones film, which has been premiered at Cannes Film Festival on Friday.
"No movie happens without a great script, and no great script happens without writers," he responded.
"And writers are often –because they’re first in the process, they’re the first to be forgotten," the director elaborated, "so true in many parts of the business. I support them in their struggle for what is fair for everybody."
Indiana Jones: The Dial of Destiny is the last movie of the franchise, follows Harrison Ford’s character as an archaeologist, who races against time to retrieve a legendary dial that can alter the course of history.
For the unaware, WGA is the union that represents 11,500 writers of film, television and other entertainment platforms.
The union has been on a strike since May 2, 2023 demanding royalties from streaming media.
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