Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Unstoppable’ movie suspended due to writers’ strike

EXCLUSIVE: No more production downtime as a feature of Artists Equity unstoppablewas stopped due to the writers’ strike, we hear.

Logically, these stopped productions will return at the end of the strike, at the latest. The news comes after picketers forced unstoppable to close Wednesday, which was filming at USC in Los Angeles.

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Filming for the Jennifer Lopez-Jharrel Jerome wrestling drama had been going on for two weeks. The project is in talks to be sold to Amazon. Two weeks ago, the Keanu Reeves-Seth Rogen Lionsgate feature directed by Aziz Ansari, Chance, was forced to suspend production amid the writers’ strike as picketing intensified at its LA Koreatown location.

unstoppable is based on the story of Anthony Robles (Jerome), a 3x All-American wrestler born with one leg who prevailed in a national championship at Arizona State. Oscar winner Argo editor Billy Goldenberg makes his directorial debut on unstoppable, which Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s Artists Equity fund (this company co-founded with Red Bird Capital). Photo depicts Artists Equity’s second feature film after Amazon pivoting financial producer Air from Prime Video to a theatrical release where it grossed over WW$90 million.

Representatives for Artists Equity did not return a request for comment.

Recently, we first told you that Marvel Studios delayed the filming of its Love at first sight film due to the WGA strike. The picture was to be shot in three weeks in Atlanta.

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