HBO will pause manufacturing on the fourth season of sci-fi sequence Westworld following a constructive coronavirus take a look at outcome.
In response to Deadline, the constructive COVID-19 take a look at appeared from somebody on the manufacturing crew as a part of the present’s rigorous testing scheme. The crew has been testing diligently all through this course of and can begin a two-day pause interval subsequent week.
In the meantime, Hulu sequence Woke needed to droop manufacturing for its upcoming season two after constructive COVID-19 take a look at. A division head in Zone A, which in COVID-protocol language describes these current on set when the performers aren’t carrying masks, examined constructive, ensuing within the manufacturing pause. Filming resumed afterward Wednesday.
Westworld is simply the most recent sequence compelled to close down manufacturing as COVID-19 circumstances proceed to surge all over the world.
The tenth season of FX’s American Horror Story was compelled to pause earlier this week, and a variety of main UK productions have additionally been impacted.
Netflix’s movie adaptation of the Matilda musical, the second season of Bridgerton and the Sport of Thrones prequel Home of the Dragon — all of that are filming within the UK — have been hit with COVID circumstances within the final week and have been compelled to quickly shut down.
Westworld, primarily based on the eponymous movie written by Michael Crichton, has been created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Pleasure.
It options an ensemble solid that features Evan Rachel Wooden, Jeffrey Wright, Thandiwe Newton, Aaron Paul, Jimmi Simpson, Katja Herbers, Ed Harris, Tessa Thompson, Luke Hemsworth, Simon Quarterman and Rodrigo Santoro. The present is exec produced by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Pleasure, Denise The, JJ Abrams, Athena Wickham, Richard J. Lewis and Ben Stephenson.