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'Riverdale,' 'Batwoman,' & More Temporarily Shut Down Production Over Testing Delays

'Riverdale,' 'Batwoman,' & More Temporarily Shut Down Production Over Testing Delays

Many productions have been shut down because of Coronavirus testing delays!

The CW’s Riverdale, Batwoman, Charmed, and Nancy Drew, as well as ABC’s Big Sky have all shut down in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Variety reports.

“There were some delays in test results, so out of caution we shut down yesterday and today. We expect to resume production either tomorrow or Friday,” Big Sky‘s executive producer David E. Kelley said during a press conference for the Television Critics Association.

Other shows being affected reportedly include Hulu’s The Mysterious Benedict Society, The CW’s The Flash, Supergirl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

Variety says that according to a source, “there is a single lab company approved to oversee coronavirus testing, and the company is prioritizing schools, which have reopened in the province, and local businesses.”

This shut down is only temporary, and filming is expected to resume by the end of the week.

In case you missed it, Riverdale just announced that this actress has been cast in a series regular role for season five!

Jensen Ackles & Jared Padalecki Dish On Coronavirus Safety On 'Supernatural' Set

Jensen Ackles & Jared Padalecki Dish On Coronavirus Safety On 'Supernatural' Set

The stars of Supernatural are opening up about the safety measures that were taken while filming the final episodes of the series.

Jensen Ackles dished that going to the set was safer than going home!

“Everybody was taking it very seriously,” he told Variety.

“I would say being on set was safer [than] going home to my apartment, because everybody’s getting tested, everybody was healthy and was checked on such a frequent basis you knew that there was nobody carrying the disease,” Jensen added. “I’m being very cautious, and I would have felt comfortable hugging the crew members, just because I know that everybody was so diligently safe.”

Jared Padelecki dished that everyone was taking it very seriously, otherwise, “It would have been shutting down production and putting people out of work again, so everybody was more careful than they were required.”

“We all felt the importance. We weren’t going out on weekends,” he said.

In case you missed it, see what the guys said on the final day of filming the entire series.

Robert Pattinson Tests Positive For COVID-19, Shuts Down 'The Batman' Production

Robert Pattinson Tests Positive For COVID-19, Shuts Down 'The Batman' Production

Robert Pattinson has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.

The 34-year-old actor, who is starring in the title role, was just returning to work on The Batman after almost six months off due to the pandemic.

Earlier in the day on Thursday (September 3), it was announced that production on the movie had been shut down because someone tested positive.

“A member of The Batman production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols. Filming is temporarily paused,” Warner Bros said in a statement, via Vanity Fair.

Just a few weeks prior, during the DC FanDome event, Robert expressed how he couldn’t wait to get back to work.

“I’m very anxious to get back to work and continue to form this beloved character. I’ve always been a massive fan,” he said.

Season 17 Winner of 'American Idol' Laine Hardy Reveals Coronavirus Diagnosis

Season 17 Winner of 'American Idol' Laine Hardy Reveals Coronavirus Diagnosis

Laine Hardy has confirmed that he has Coronavirus.

The 19-year-old American Idol season 17 winner revealed his diagnosis on Facebook on Sunday evening (June 21).

“This wasn’t what I expected on the first day of summer. My doctor confirmed I have Coronavirus, but my symptoms are mild and I’m home recovering in quarantine. Y’all stay safe & healthy!” he shared on his page.

Laine was the winner of the second season of the competition show’s ABC revival, one year after Maddie Poppe.

He’s also getting ready to releasethe acoustic versions of his songs “Ground I Grew Up On” and “Let There Be Country”.

“Y’all have shown these two songs a ton of support and it means so much to me. So to say thanks I’m releasing the acoustic versions of both songs next Friday (6/26) and bringing back the #vTour to celebrate with shows on 6/25 and 7/9 🎟️ You can get your tickets now. Link in bio. #GroundIGrewUpOn #LetThereBeCountry,” he shared on Instagram recently.

Fans Petition For Disneyland To Push Back Reopening Date Further Due To Rising Coronavirus Cases

Fans Petition For Disneyland To Push Back Reopening Date Further Due To Rising Coronavirus Cases

While a lot of Disney fans are excited about the possibility of Disneyland reopening, there are others that don’t feel the same.

Earlier this week, Disneyland announced it’s plans to reopen it’s parks, hotels and Downtown Disney district amid the pandemic, three months after closing it’s doors.

The Anaheim parks are planning to open back up on Disneyland’s 65 year anniversary, July 17th. While the plans have been submitted, they still await government approval.

“We Are Anonymous” started a petition on Change.org calling on Disney to not reopen so fast as “Covid-19 cases are rising and have not dropped,” and there “more cases now than when the parks closed on March 13th, 2020.”

“Health Officials have stated that the 2nd wave of Covid-19 will be worse. So reopening before the 2nd wave even hits us is irresponsible and greedy. I understand everyone is rejoicing for the reopening of the parks but not during a pandemic where people are DYING, now is not the time,” the petition reads.

“On March 27th, 2020 Disney Parks released a statement, ‘the safety and well-being of our guests and employees remains The Walt Disney Company’s top priority.’ The solution would be to reschedule Disneyland to reopen the parks at a later date when cases of Covid-19 drop and Health Officials state it is safer for everyone but to still practice social distancing.”

At the time of this post, the petition needed just over a thousand more signatures.

In case you missed it, Disney fans are also calling on Disneyland to refurbish one of it’s rides with a new theme!

Universal Studios Orlando Sets Theme Park Re-Open Date Amid Pandemic

Universal Studios Orlando Sets Theme Park Re-Open Date Amid Pandemic

The Universal Studios Orlando theme park is set to re-open to the public in just a couple of weeks!

It was just announced that the park will open to employees on Monday, June 1st and the general public on Friday, June 5th, THR reports.

The park has been closed since mid-March when theme parks across the country all shut their doors.

Parts of the CityWalk area of the resort opened up earlier this month on May 14th, and now more parts of the resort will be open.

“The health and safety of our guests and team members remains our top priority and we are taking specific measures that include screening our guests and team members, social distancing and requiring everyone to wear a face covering,” the Universal Orlando website reads. We will also be limiting capacity at venues and increasing our already-aggressive cleaning and disinfection procedures.”

For more from their new procedures, visit UniversalOrlando.com!

Find out about opening dates for another Orlando resort – Walt Disney World.

BTS Member Jungkook Gets Tested For Coronavirus

BTS Member Jungkook Gets Tested For Coronavirus

Jungkook has received the results of his Coronavirus test.

The BTS member went out to a restaurant with other K-Pop stars NCT 127’s Jaehyun, SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu and Cha Eunwoo from ASTRO towards the end of April.

BTS management, Big Hit Entertainment, confirmed in a statement that Jungkook‘s results came back negative, as did the other singers as well.

Jungkook visited a restaurant and bar in the neighbourhood of Itaewon with his acquaintances,” a statement read, via NME. “He showed no symptoms of COVID-19 such as coughing or a fever following the visit. He voluntarily received a test for COVID-19 at a government-designated hospital and tested negative.

“The artist himself is currently feeling deeply regretful for not having faithfully contributed to the entire society’s social distancing efforts,” they added.