Placards are gathered together at the close of a picket by members of The Writers Guild of America outside Walt Disney Studios

It’s a (tentative) deal! Hollywood writers strike to end after 146 days - but no deal yet for actors

Screenwriters in the US say they have reached a tentative deal with studio bosses that could see them end a strike that has lasted nearly five months. The writers and AMPTP have a deal that will stop the picketing. However, ratification is needed before work begins.