With the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strike not slowing down, Daniel Radcliffe joined in together with his fellow union members to protest on Friday (July 21), and he wasn’t alone. Daniel, 33, introduced alongside his three-month-old son whereas he and his longtime companion (and fellow actor), Erin Darke, walked with their fellow protestors. Erin, 38, carried an indication whereas she and Daniel picketed, whereas the Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story star carried their child in a papoose.
Erin sported a white SAG-AFTRA t-shirt and darkish shorts. She shielded her face from the late-July solar with a inexperienced hat and sun shades. Danielle additionally wore a cap whereas he walked in a light-blue shirt and denims. He saved his child near his chest and lined the toddler’s head with a white bucket hat. This look got here three months after Daniel and Erin have been noticed pushing a child stroller via the streets of NYC, seemingly confirming the arrival of their new member of the family.
Daniel and Erin have been collectively since hitting it off on the set of 2012’s Kill Your Darlings. The 2 have been scripted to do a intercourse scene collectively, they usually discovered that their chemistry continued after the cameras began rolling. “It’ll be a hell of a narrative to inform our children someday due to what our characters do with one another,” he joked in a 2020 interview. “Our characters are assembly and flirting with one another, so there’s this sort of candy report of us simply assembly for the primary time and flirting.”
SAG-AFTRA introduced on July 13 that its members have been happening strike. The labor union represents about 160,000 folks within the leisure trade, and the strike got here after discussions with the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers (AMPTP), the group representing the key movement image studios, fell aside.
“We stand in solidarity in unprecedented unity,” mentioned SAG-AFTRA president Fran Drescher when asserting the strike, per TODAY. “Our union and our sister unions and the unions all over the world are standing by us, in addition to different labor unions. As a result of, sooner or later, the jig is up. You can’t maintain being dwindled and marginalized, disrespected, and dishonored. Your entire enterprise mannequin has been modified by streaming, digital, and AI. It is a second of historical past that may be a second of fact.”
SAG-AFTRA’s strike started two months after the Writers Guild of America (WGA) introduced it might strike over comparable calls for: higher pair, higher working circumstances, fairer contracts that handle the rise of AI, and higher residuals. The final time the WGA and SAG-AFTRA went on strike concurrently was in 1960.
The final SAG-AFTRA strike lasted for 3 months. At first of the strike, Drescher accused the AMPTP of refusing to “meaningfully interact” on some subjects and refusing to have interaction in others. The AMPTP blamed the union for the strike, saying they provided “historic pay and residual will increase, considerably larger caps on pension and well being contributions, audition protections, shortened sequence possibility intervals, a groundbreaking AI proposal that protects actors’ digital likenesses, and extra.” (h/t The Hollywood Reporter).