Bravo Team has many fights in its future, however the coronavirus gained’t be one among them.
Though some SEAL Team solid members have been noticed on social media sporting masks whereas behind the scenes on Season 4, these are purely security precautions — or, in a single case, a snapshot of an episode during which the operators donned “undercover” cranium faces — and never as a part of any art-imitates-life storyline.
To be clear, some CBS dramas, together with NCIS: New Orleans, are writing within the pandemic, as are NBC’s This Is Us and ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, amongst many different broadcast reveals. But SEAL Team, having not accomplished manufacturing on Season 3’s remaining two episodes,wants to choose up proper the place it left off, with Jason, Ray et al on the hunt for HVT Asim al-Hazred.
“We talked about it, and since we’ve got to complete what we began, to all the sudden be in a pandemic world felt incorrect,” showrunner Spencer Hudnut instructed TVLine as a part of our in-depth fall preview. But what’s extra, “We additionally need to give folks an escape.”
That stated, Hudnut believes that SEAL Team by its very nature speaks to a few of the themes — together with the fortitude of these on the “entrance strains” — which have develop into prevalent ever for the reason that outbreak.
“Thematically,it’s a show about honoring those that elevate their hand to run into the fireplace first, the individuals who put the higher good above their very own,” the EP famous, “so I do suppose the viewers will acknowledge some themes that we’ve all needed to take care of the previous couple of months.”
One method during which SEAL Team as a manufacturing could possibly be affected by the pandemic is within the space of visitor casting, seeing as new security pointers purpose to attenuate the approaching and going of actors on set, particularly new ones.
“This is certainly one thing we’ve got talked about and we’ve got to handle,” Hudnot acknowledged. “You can’t simply have folks bounce on a aircraft in New York on Tuesday and show up for work on Wednesday anymore, and that has impacted a bit the tales we’re telling and the way we go about telling them.”
SEAL Team will premiere Season 4 someday in November, airing Wednesdays at 9/8c.
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