Netflix stops production on all shows and movies
NEW YORK: Netflix has halted production on all TV shows and films in the US and Canada for at least two weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The streaming service confirmed the measure was being taken “due to government restrictions and health/safety precautions.”
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Netflix became the latest media company joining a growing list of entertainment companies shutting down productions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The long list includes Netflix’s flagship series, Stranger Things, which has been filming its fourth season, and several other shows.
Warner Bros. has announced it was suspending production on more than 70 TV shows which are either completing episodes for end of the current TV season or shooting pilots for consideration for the fall season.
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