Ready or not, Hollywood may be thrust into another writers’ strike in less than a week.
A decade after the previous walkout that lasted 100 days, film and TV executives are once again bracing for a strike that could roil the business and Los Angeles' bedrock entertainment industry. The ripple effect of a walkout is expected to touch all aspects of Hollywood, from the corporate suites to film sets in far-flung locations.
Here’s a primer on what you need to know about about a possible work stoppage.
Who would go on strike?
Writers for TV shows and movies will walk off the job if the Writers Guild of America calls a strike after their contract expires May 1. They...