Just this morning (Feb 2), reports a Hollywood Reporter bulletin, at the PGA’s annual nominees breakfast, Marshall Herskovitz, president of the Producers Guild of America, called upon the AMPTP and the WGA to set aside their self-interest and reach an agreement that will end the current strike. Herskovitz said that neither the WGA nor the AMPTP can honestly say they’ve done everything they can to resolve the strike.
Shortly after that announcement, the Associated Press released a bulletin saying that next week may find the Writers Guild and AMPTP reaching agreement on the major issues that have been bones of contention since the strike began.
As well, Variety is reporting this evening that breakthroughs have been made in the informal strike talks on Friday and Saturday:
Looks like the Oscars may have stars on the red carpet after all.