The entertainment industry is sweet and pleased with the coronavirus pandemic. Since while on the one hand platforms like Netflix are gaining views with people in quarantine, the unkind side for streaming services are the cancellations of filming of the most important productions with which they feed users.
Various internal sources in the Reed Hastings company team are reporting that various series and movies are being directly affected in its production and are suspending recordings until further notice by COVID-19.
Netflix series and movies being canceled
In a report from Entertainment Weekly, a Netflix source confirms that "the production of all its scripted television shows and movies has been stopped in the United States and Canada for at least two weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak. The move was being taken "due to government restrictions and health and safety precautions."
In this line are for example: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the movies No Time to Die,Mulan,A Quiet Place Part II,F9.
One of the last films to confirm a filming suspension was "Red Notice", starring Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds.
In the case of series, the most iconic cancellation for now of scene recordings and production is Stranger Things 4, also joining Lucifer, Russian Grimace and Groundhog Day.
Meanwhile, one of the latest and most impressive cancellations has to do with the successful The Witcher, as Deadline reported.
Henry Cavill's fantasy drama is internally performed by Netflix and filmed at Arborfield Studios, which is located about 40 miles west of London. Last night (Sunday March 15) the production team was informed in an email about the decision to stop production, but Netflix will continue to pay them during the filming break. A close source to the production teamThe Witcher He told Deadline: "We have made the decision, effective immediately, to pause production for two weeks during this difficult time … this will give everyone time to make informed decisions on how to move forward," the site said.