Are productions going to be able to restart soon? With the government talking about the new safety measures that employers need to put in place before work can restart it is not entirely certain how this will work on a set where actors might live together or how long it would take to resume. In America Tyler Perry’s studio is set to return in July.
The film and TV industries are one of the many big financial losers in this pandemic, according to the most recent data, the global film industry has suffered a revenue loss of seven billion U.S. dollars as of the middle of March 2020 due to the Covid. With theaters closed, movie premieres, postponed, screenings canceled and box offices closed, the movie industry could also lose another ten billion dollars in revenue if the economic effects of the pandemic continue in April and May. UK big film productions on hold include Bond 25: No Time to Die and Peter Rabbit 2.
TV productions on hold include:
Around the World in 80 Days (BBC’s CBBC, UK; Seven, Australia; TVNZ, New Zealand)
Baptiste (BBC One, UK)
Britannia (Sky, UK)
Casualty (BBC News, UK)
Coronation Street (ITV)
Celebrity Race Across The World (BBC Two, UK)
Doctors (BBC News, UK)
EastEnders (BBC, UK)
The Great British Bake Off (Channel 4, Netflix, UK)
Holby City (BBC News, UK)
Line of Duty (BBC, UK)
Peaky Blinders (BBC, UK)