Bridgerton suspends season 2 shooting after 2nd COVID case

Netflix original ‘Bridgerton’ has suspended shooting after the news of another positive case of COVID-19 among those on set, within the span of a week.

Bridgerton’s Season 2 production had been suspended previously that lasted for 24-hours on July 15 after a crew member tested positive. Production got back underway on July 17, but filming has been brought to a sharp halt again following another positive case of COVID-19.

Netflix has reportedly paused production for an extended length of time, while the streaming service and Shondaland producers work out a plan for a safe return in the wake of the Delta coronavirus outbreak in the United Kingdom.

Netflix has refused to comment on whether the virus was caught by a member of the cast or crew. The individual is now isolating.

Bridgerton was a smash hit for Netflix, with a global audience of 82 million homes. It received twelve Emmy nominations as well.

The first season, set in the Regency era, revolved around Daphne and Simon’s love story and premiered on Netflix. It has been renewed for second, third and fourth seasons, as well as a spin-off on Queen Charlotte.


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