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‘The Witcher’ Halts Production After 4 Positive Covid-19 Tests

‘The Witcher’ Halts Production After 4 Positive Covid-19 Tests

The Witcher” was forced to immediately pause production on Season 2 of the Netflix series after four people tested positive on Saturday for the coronavirus, a source with knowledge told TheWrap.

The four staffers were not part of the cast and have been isolated. Netflix will implement a round of testing of everyone involved in the series.

Filming on Season 2, which is taking place at London’s Arborfield Studios, will resume when it is deemed safe to do so.

Netflix announced in June that the Henry Cavill-led series would pick up filming again Aug. 17 after being shut down due to the coronavirus in mid-March. Production had first begun in February.

The Witcher” stars Cavill as monster hunter Geralt of Rivia, Anya Chalotra as sorceress Yennefer and Freya Allan as Princess Ciri. Along with that trio, who will all be back for Season 2, other returning cast members include Joey Batey as Jaskier,

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