FILE PHOTO: Actor Tom Cruise is seen on the set of “Mission Unimaginable 7” whereas filming in Rome, Italy October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
June 4, 2021
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Filming in Britain on the newest “Mission: Unimaginable” film has been shut down for 2 weeks after some individuals engaged on the film examined constructive for the coronavirus, Paramount Photos stated on Thursday.
The film studio didn’t say who or how many individuals had examined constructive however Britain’s Solar newspaper stated star Tom Cruise was not amongst them.
“We now have briefly halted manufacturing on Mission: Unimaginable 7 till June 14th, as a result of constructive coronavirus check outcomes throughout routine testing. We’re following all security protocols and can proceed to watch the scenario,” Paramount stated in a press release.
The Solar newspaper, citing unnamed sources, stated 14 members of the manufacturing examined constructive after capturing a nightclub scene, and that Cruise, like different individuals engaged on the set, must self-isolate for 14 days.
A spokesperson for Cruise, who can also be a producer on the motion movie, didn’t instantly return a name for remark.”Mission: Unimaginable” is likely one of the largest franchises in Hollywood. The seventh movie within the collection was one of many first motion pictures to close down manufacturing due to the pandemic when it deserted filming in Venice, Italy in February 2020.
Taking pictures resumed final yr in international locations together with Norway, Italy and Britain. Cruise was caught on audio tape final December yelling on the crew over breaches in COVID security protocols.
“Mission: Unimaginable 7” is because of be launched in Could 2022.
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; enhancing by Richard Pullin)