Jennifer Lopez’s new film project suspended after Covid-19 outbreak among production crew
Jennifer Lopez ‘The new Netflix project has been put on hold after a Covid-19 outbreak within the production team. Film on The mother, directed by by Mulan Niko Caro, was arrested due to several positive cases among the crew, according to People magazine.
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The majority of the project – which follows an assassin coming out of hiding to protect his daughter and also stars Joseph Fiennes, Gael García Bernal and Omari Hardwick – was filmed in Canada in 2021. It is not known if Jennifer has tested positive.
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The decision comes after several TV shows were also suspended in the first week of 2022 after outbreaks of coronavirus on the plateaus oF 9-1-1, NCIS, Chicago fire , Grey’s Anatomy and The recruit.
Filming for NBC Chicago fire shut down after several cast and crew members tested positive for the new Omicron variant.
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The firefighter drama had just resumed filming after the holidays when the order came to stop production.
According to Deadlineproduction – which takes place on-site in Chicago – will hopefully be up and running again early next week.
Jennifer has filmed The Mother in recent months
It is believed that the sister shows Chicago PD and Chicago Med are not affected.
At ABC, at least three Los Angeles-based dramas, including Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19 and The recruit, delayed production after the holidays due to the highly infectious variant.
While Grey’s and fallout Station 19 should resume production on January 12, we don’t know when The recruit will restart.
The outbreak could wreak havoc on plans to pull a NCIS crossover episode
fox 9-1-1 will also restart filming a week later than planned while an actor from NCIS has tested positive, causing uncertainty as to whether the highly anticipated crossover with spinoff NCIS: Hawaii what will happen.
“Further delays and production stoppages in Hollywood television production are expected even with most cast and crews fully vaccinated, as the Omicron variant has caused an unprecedented number of groundbreaking infections,” the publication reports.
“The studios are currently monitoring the situation and are waiting for more test data before making any decisions on how to proceed.”
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