‘Britannia’: Sky’s Historic Drama Shuts Down Over Coronavirus
EXCLUSIVE: Sky has shut down filming on Season three of Britannia — making it the Comcast-owned pay-TV outfit’s first main manufacturing casualty of the coronavirus chaos.
The Neal Road Productions and Vertigo Movies-produced historic drama will take a break for an unspecified time period as Sky prioritizes the protection of forged and crew. It follows different main UK dramas, together with Peaky Blinders and Round The World In 80 Days, additionally suspending filming this week.
A Sky spokesman mentioned: “As a result of ongoing scenario with coronavirus (COVID-19), Sky has taken the choice to droop filming on the third sequence of Britannia. We’re in discussions with the producers and the manufacturing workforce to debate subsequent steps. We’re reviewing all exhibits which are at the moment in manufacturing to evaluate the protection of casts and crews.”
He added: “We’ve elevated hygiene measures on all units, and restricted entry to solely important personnel. In some instances we’re pausing or delaying manufacturing. We’re taking these choices on a case-by-case foundation.”
Britannia options The Strolling Useless actor David Morrissey as Common Aulus, a power-hungry army chief who spearheads the Roman invasion of Britannia. It was created by Jez Butterworth, Tom Butterworth and James Richardson. The primary season was carried by Amazon within the U.S., however the streamer is now not concerned within the present.
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