One of the important thing points within the SAG-AFTRA strike is the funds to actors from streaming companies. As it stands proper now, actors usually are not getting residuals from their work being exhibited on streaming companies like when their present is on linear platforms.
“I don’t get a chunk from Netflix on Breaking Bad, if we’re being completely sincere, and that’s insane to me,” Paul instructed Entertainment Tonight Canada throughout a latest picket.
He continued, “Shows stay ceaselessly on these streamers, and it goes by waves. I simply noticed the opposite day that Breaking Bad was trending on Netflix. I feel quite a lot of these streamers, they know that they’ve been getting away with not paying folks a good wage, and now it’s time to pony up. And that’s simply one of many issues that we’re combating for.”
During the Breaking Bad mini-reunion on the picket line, star Bryan Cranston mirrored on why it was vital for actors to fight for a better contract with the AMPTP.
“Broadcast is diminishing, 12 months after 12 months after 12 months, and even should you do a broadcast present, your residual goes to be significantly reduce,” he stated. “When we first began developing on this enterprise, a very long time in the past, we relied on residuals to have the ability to pay our payments. I imply, a part of the equation of working was residuals, worldwide residuals, DVD gross sales and issues like that. But these are gone.”