After Amazon’s Lord of the Rings show, many Disney movies and The Batman, season 2 of Netflix’s The Witcher has been pushed back because of the worry over Coronavirus.
Deadline states that The Witcher is the first major UK based TV production to close down due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Arborfield Studios, located 40 miles away from London, was in charge of the production. One member of the production team stated for the aforementioned Deadline: “We have made the decision, effective immediately, to pause production for two weeks during this difficult time. This will allow everyone the time to make informed decisions about how to move forward.”
This isn’t the first show postponed by Netflix.
Last week, they suspended the production of Stranger Things along with all Canada and US-based movies and shows. Outside the US, Deadline states that the situations are assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Several other movies have been pushed back due to the outbreak, including No Time to Die (James Bond series) and Fast & Furious 9. They will be released in November 2020 and April 2021, respectively.