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Sean Penn Returns To ‘Gaslit’; Compromise Is That Entire Crew Is Covid Vaccinated For Two Weeks He Has Left To Shoot

Sean Penn Returns To ‘Gaslit’; Compromise Is That Entire Crew Is Covid Vaccinated For Two Weeks He Has Left To Shoot

Exclusive: Sean Penn came back to work today on Gaslit, Starz’s UCP-produced Watergate limited series he stars in with Julia Roberts.

Deadline revealed back in July that Penn had decided that with all the work his Core organization has done with Covid testing and vaccinations since the onset of the pandemic, he could not in good conscience return to work until everyone on the production had been vaccinated for the virus. Especially as the highly contagious Delta variant had just begun to rage seriously enough that Los Angeles had re-imposed indoor mask wearing, with cases among the unvaccinated spiking again at alarming levels across the country.

While the production continued to shoot without Penn, he and the studio finally reached a compromise. The entire crew he is working with today is vaccinated.

Gaslit’s studio, NBCUniversal, had just imposed mandatory vaccinations but limited them to “Zone A,” which

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