The Chinese coronavirus is causing a nightmare for film and TV productions in the United Kingdom, as the country becomes a global hotspot for the new Delta variant.
HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel, House of the Dragon, and Netflix’s Bridgerton are among the major shoots that have been closed down as production members test positive for the Wuhan virus, which has been surging in the U.K., according to a report by the Hollywood Reporter.
Netflix has also partially shuttered production of its Matilda musical following a coronavirus outbreak, according to a report by Deadline.
Moreover, Andrew Lloyd Webber revealed on Monday that he was closing his Cinderella musical at West End, after a cast member tested positive for the Chinese virus.
The Hollywood Reporter adds that these are merely the shoots known about, as another filmmaker has told the outlet that for every production that creates a headline, “there are