Categories Tech News
Production on Severance and A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight is stopping for the WGA strike
May 8, 2023
The Writers Guild of America’s current strike is shaping up to be a shining example of just how much power workers have when working collectively. Take, for example, the way production has been halted on Apple’s Severance and HBO’s upcoming Game of Thrones spinoff A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms: The Hedge Knight due to picketing WGA members and allies refusing to cross the line.
Deadline reports that, in direct response to the organized demonstrations of striking writers, production on Severance’s second season in New York City and on The Hedge Knight — which is still being written — has stopped, with no clear date as to when things might ramp back up.
In addition to the writers themselves striking, Severance’s stoppage was partially…