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U.K. actors union Equity readies guidance for SAG-AFTRA strike (EXCLUSIVE)

13 July, 2023

U.K. actors union Equity is preparing advice for its members as SAG-AFTRA gets ready to take strike action on Thursday.

Variety understands that the union, which has 50,000 members, has agreed a basic position with its U.S. counterpart. These rules will apply to U.K. productions, and the two groups are in the process of hammering out the finer details.

Equity is asking members to check its website for the specific advice around 8 p.m. U.K. time on Thursday, which coincides with a SAG-AFTRA press conference in Los Angeles at noon Pacific time that will officially announce the actors strike.

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