In Hollywood, this is the season of vocalizing your thoughts and voicing concerns about the structure and future changes the industry will witness in the future. People of all professions are speaking their minds on the dynamic of artists and industrialist share. And how exploiting the relationship has been for creatives. Joining the bandwagon of sharing opinions is esteemed actor Andy Serkis.

Andy Serkis Spoke of Artists’ Value

Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis

Known for his groundbreaking motion-capture performances and his portrayal of Ulysses Klaue in Black Panther, Andy Serkis has recently praised the significant contributions of artists during the global pandemic. Serkis emphasized that actors, artists, and creatives played a vital role in uplifting people’s spirits and providing much-needed solace during challenging times.

In a tweet shared by DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm), Serkis expressed his deep appreciation for the resilience and dedication artists have shown throughout the pandemic. He highlighted the impact of their work in positively influencing the lives of people across the world. Amidst the uncertainty and fear that characterized the pandemic era, entertainment became a beacon of hope and a source of comfort for many. He alludes to the time when the whole world was under lockdown but the entertainment industry was working and following strict protocols.

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In the tweet, Serkis said,

“You cannot undervalue the artists’ contribution. Their work saved people during the pandemic.”

Andy Serkis in Black Panther
Andy Serkis in Black Panther

The film and television industry, like many other sectors, faced immense challenges due to the pandemic. Productions were halted, movie releases were delayed, and theaters remained closed for extended periods. Despite these obstacles, artists persevered, finding innovative ways to create and connect with their audiences.

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Andy Serkis in Solidarity With Hollywood Strikes

Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis

Talking of the importance of artists, the actor has acted on what he preaches. The Lord of the Rings actor is a SAG-AFTRA member and was seen at Leicester Square, London, participating in a rally, where British artists showed their support for the strike in motion. Serkis has pointed out the influence of art on the world through his words and set an example of implementation by partaking in the rally.

The power of art to heal and inspire is a sentiment shared by many, and Serkis’ words resonate with the countless individuals who turned to films, TV shows, music, literature, and other creative outlets to find solace and distraction during the pandemic’s darkest days. Whether it was through binge-watching beloved movies or discovering new forms of expression, people found comfort in the world of art.

We as common citizens, consumers of arts, and human beings should vow to protect the integrity of artists and the dignity of the creativity we witness.

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Source: DiscussingFilm 

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