Steven Deknight Slams Disney For Contract Reset Scam. The creator behind Marvel’s Daredevil series has criticized Disney’s move to greenlight a new show called “Daredevil: Bron Again” on Disney+. This new series is set to feature the same lead actors, Charlie Cox and Vincent D’Onofrio, as the original Daredevil show.
Deknight expressed his frustration, explaining that he won’t receive any compensation for “Daredevil: Bron Again”. Disney is claiming it’s an entirely different show, despite using the same actors. He voiced his support for the actors but called Disney’s approach “corporate shenanigans”
This discussion unfolded amid ongoing strikes the WGA and SAG-AFTRA have both been on strike for so long already by Hollywood actors and writers. They are concerned about issues like job security, fair wages, and the use of artificial intelligence in the industry.
It’s important to note that representatives for Dinsey have not yet responded to these comments.
Eh. So be it. Happy to take the hit if it shines a light on the odious practice of renaming their kids/young adult programs to avoid paying their crews the required bump in pay. That’s the real issue here. https://t.co/PONU3B0xjX— Steven DeKnight (@stevendeknight) September 20, 2023
In simpler terms, the Former Daredevil Showrunner Slams Disney For ‘Contract Reset Scam’ creator of Daredevil is unhappy. Because Disney is making a new show with the same actors but saying it’s a different show, so he won’t get paid for it.
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