Jul 21 • 50M

The Raw Deal Point Roiling Hollywood

Entertainment Strategy Guy discusses the profit-sharing model behind the studios and SAG-AFTRA's breakdown

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The Ankler’s pseudonymous data maverick Entertainment Strategy Guy joins hosts Sean McNulty and Elaine Low today to discuss perhaps the most existential of issues at the heart of the current SAG-studio impasse: profit sharing. Far beyond residuals, actors are asking for something that would remake Hollywood — and the studios are responding with a loud hard pass. Also on tap: Microsoft’s controversial acquisition of Activision (27:06), Netflix’s earnings call (5:01), and this weekend’s eye-popping Barbenheimer film slate (2:00).

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