Netflix Halts All Production On Movies And TV Shows Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

It’s been revealed that Netflix has halted production on all movies and TV shows being shot in the USA and Canada due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

This news comes from Entertainment Weekly, who reported that the streaming service confirmed the measure was being taken “due to government restrictions and health/safety precautions.”

There is some good news behind all of this.

We finally have some time to catch up on all the Netflix shows we were behind on.

There are so many good shows and movies on the streaming platform.

We can afford a bit of a delay to some of the new stuff coming out.

The Coronavirus outbreak means that production on shows such as Stranger Things Season 4 and Lucifer Season 5 has been stopped.

It hasn’t been revealed yet whether this will mean that these show’s release dates will be pushed back.

Hollywood has been hit pretty badly by the Coronavirus outbreak.

The likes of No Time To Die, A Quiet Place Part 2 and Fast And Furious 9 have had their release dates pushed back.

Netflix has shut down production on everything being shot in the US and Canada due to Coronavirus

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Jim Hopper in Stranger Things Season 3 – Credit: Netflix

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It remains to be seen whether anything will actually be released in 2020.

The entertainment industry might just opt to take the year off.

They’ll all be hoping that someone finds a vaccination to this Covid-19 virus which has seen the whole world grind to a halt.

This is really unprecedented, however, one Netflix show which hasn’t been put on hold is The Witcher Season 2.

The Witcher’s second season is being shot in the UK and the government over here has adopted a “carry on as normal” attitude to the pandemic.

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Are you glad to hear Netflix is taking this Coronavirus pandemic seriously?

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