Lady Whistledown should probably get the vaccine.
Netflix’s scorching hit series “Bridgerton” has been forced to stop production for the second time this week due to a positive COVID-19 test, according to the deadline. The series first paused filming for 24 hours on its UK set Thursday after a crew member tested positive, then resumed on Friday.
On Saturday, production was suspended indefinitely following a second positive test result. Netflix has not disclosed who tested positive, whether it was a member of the cast or the crew.
According to Deadline’s report, Netflix has strict testing protocols on set.
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The UK reported its highest number of COVID-19 cases in more than six months on July 16, according to Reuters. Data revealed there were 51,780 cases as of Thursday, up from 48,553 as the highest daily number on January 15.
Vaccinated UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid revealed he tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.
“Bridgerton” was a huge hit for Netflix when it released on Christmas Day in 2020, reaching a record 82 million households in just one month. The series, which propelled stars Phoebe Dynevor and Regé-Jean Page into the limelight, was nominated for 12 Emmy Awards, including Best Actor in a Drama and Best Drama.
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Sadly, fans of the show won’t see much of Page, nominated for Best Actor in the second season.
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The actor, who played Regency-era bad boy The Duke of Hastings, has revealed he won’t be returning for the show’s new season. Although Page claimed his departure from the series was amicable, Page Six exclusively learned that “creative differences” were the real reason for the split.
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