Pirates, the debut function from British TV presenter and author Reggie Yates, is one the primary BBC Movies productions to be halted by coronavirus.

The Hillbilly Movies manufacturing, about three pals who drive throughout London on New 12 months’s Eve in 1999 looking for occasion tickets, has been filming within the British capital for 3 weeks. However like numerous different movie and TV productions, work has floor to a halt on the challenge.

“It’s with nice unhappiness that filming on Pirates has stopped. The COVID-19 virus has turn into an actual and quick risk and the well being of our solid and crew and that of their households and pals is paramount to us,” mentioned producers Polly Leys and Kate Norrish.

“This choice has not been taken frivolously and we’re being supported on this choice by our financiers BBC Movies and the BFI. What Reggie has created – with all our wonderful manufacturing staff in entrance and behind the digital camera – is basically particular and we’re as dedicated as ever to this challenge.”