The popular Netflix series The Witcher, like several other shows/movies, has shut down production for season 2 due to multiple cast members receiving positive tests for Coronavirus. Sources report that there are currently 4 cast members that tested positive for the virus. The crew for the series as well as Netflix itself that they are doing an “isolated round of testing of everyone involved in the show.”
Those that tested positive are currently being quarantined, while none of the core cast i.e. Henry Cavill, Freya Allen & Anya Chalotra, have been affected by the virus. The Witcher Season 2 will continue production following the situation in Arborfield Studios close to London.
Lauren S. Hissrich, showrunner for The Witcher series, took to Twitter to to make the following statement:
Hey, the world is turned upside down — so thanks for the love and support for our little corner of it. We Witchers are okay. The health and safety of our crew and their families come first, and we will do whatever we need to do to protect them. We’ll be back soon. Xx
— Lauren S. Hissrich (@LHissrich) November 8, 2020
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