Hollywood is breathing a collective sigh of relief this week as it appears the long, bitter WGA strike may be coming to an end. On Saturday, officials outlined the proposed agreement to a packed house of guild members and notable celebrities showing support for the writers' cause. And while the address (below) was meant to celebrate a triumph, it also provided a prime example of how tremendously the written word in Hollywood has suffered without its usual writers.
Actual impending doom like global climate change or mass extinction just makes people bored.
In some cases, the Marvel source material just did better.