Rachel Bilson Excited to get back to work, Hart Dixie alum, 42, exclusively said Hollywood life While promoting her partnership with Rachael Ray’s company Nutrish. Now that SAG-AFTRA has reached a tentative agreement with AMPTP after its 118-day strike, Rachel recalls the moment she found out the big news.
“I received a lot of text messages. It happened in my daughter’s gymnastics class, and my phone started blowing up,” she explained. “But the best part was that, a few hours later, my mother texted me: ‘Honey, the strike is over.’ . ‘Yes, mother. I’m aware of.’ He. She [was] Very nice, everyone was celebrating and very excited. And I’m very happy about that.
Union members were unable to promote or return to work on any film productions with the striking companies, including Disney, Netflix, Amazon, and many other large studios. SAG-AFTRA and the WGA went on strike earlier this summer after raising concerns to AMPTP about waste, fair wages and the use of artificial intelligence. Now that TV and film production will likely be able to resume, Rachel revealed she has a “couple” of films to produce and star in “which were on the table before the strike”.
When asked what she would like to see improved in show business, Rachel noted that the strikes raised “important issues” about the future of Hollywood, and that she was “a big fan of inclusivity.”
Recently, fans saw Rachel make an appearance AccusedWhere she played the role of Alison in an episode entitled “Danny’s Story.” Not only that, but the former Take two The star also co-hosts and Olivia AllenBroad Thoughts podcast covering a wide range of topics.
Aside from her career in front of the camera, Rachel is also passionate about adopting animals, which is why she has partnered with Nutrish. Rachel also joined Nutrish at the Pasadena Humane Society for Service Dog Day, where they donated 30,000 pounds of food and $10,000 while on site.
Despite being attacked by a dog when she was just 3 years old, Rachel told Hollywood Life that defending animals is “normal.” [her] DNA.”
“My whole life, we always…adopted dogs when I was a kid. “I’ve always loved animals,” Rachel explained. “My mom was also a huge advocate for adopting and helping animals in need. So, from a young age, this was just something I did even though I was attacked by a dog when I was three years old. But I’m still a big fan of dogs, and I love them very much. So, that didn’t even stop me. So, I guess it’s already in my DNA.