has confirmed that the New Mexico shoot of Netflix’s Idris Elba-Regina King western The Harder They Fall has stopped after an actor examined optimistic for COVID-19. Production stopped Thursday, continued into Friday and it is unclear when filming will resume. Production has been occurring for about 5 weeks.
Note this is not unusual for TV and film productions to sadly encounter COVID circumstances. This has pressured some to pause, whereas others can proceed capturing. Many productions have enforced a pod system retaining actors, administrators, and first on-set employees separate from different models and video village. Recently, Jurassic World: Dominion‘s first unit needed to shutdown on account of a optimistic COVID-19 circumstances, however second unit stays at work.
Elba was one of many first stars to publicly say he had come down with COVID-19 on the onset of the pandemic, alongside together with his spouse, Sabrina Dhowre Elba. The Harder They Fall stopped manufacturing again in mid-March like many different movie shoots taking security in the course of the begin of the pandemic.
The Harder They Fall follows an outlaw who discovers that the person who killed his dad and mom has been launched from jail. He types a posse to assist him as he seeks revenge. Jeymes Samuel directs from a script by Boaz Yakin. Jonathan Majors, Zazie Beetz, LaKeith Stanfield, and Delroy Lindo additionally star.
Netflix reps have been unavailable for remark.