Is this the same as silent film stars being sidelined when the talkies came in? Technology changes everything, so is trying to cling on to the past model futile.
“there’s a lot of money to be made in streaming and the desire is not to share it with the writers or the performers.”
quote from your link…
Surely the strike is to do with money and folk not getting their fair share …??
I should imagine they are both after streaming revenue and also wanting rules set now before human actors can be completely replaced. It’s entirely too easy to imagine actors being reduced to voiceovers, shortly followed by un-needed.
If they can find a paying gig! An increasing number of videos use AI generated voice overs