The coronavirus outbreak, which hit the United States in early 2020, has had major implications for the well-being of all humans and continues to have a major impact on Hollywood.
Movies, including Mission: Impossible 7 And Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson‘S Red notice, paused production and sent cast and crew home during the initial breakout. Movies like James Bond There is no time to die, Sonic the hedgehog And Mulan have postponed or canceled their races in China altogether in the past year. According to a February 2020 report from Business Insider, the outbreak could result in over $ 1 billion in lost revenue for the film industry.
“There are so many moving parts and implications, not just for movie theaters but for public spaces in general,” Comscore Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian said Business Insider at the time. “Uncertainty is the only sure thing. At the end of the year, the box office numbers, particularly for China, will have an asterisk. “
The rapid spread of the virus has also resulted in the cancellation of musical events and the interruption of the production of several TV programs. Green Day and BTS were among the musical acts that were forced to reject Asia tour dates in 2020. The talk shows initially filmed episodes with no television audience, but later decided to close for weeks before gradually returning to host the live audience. The Incredible race he pumped the brakes while filming, while filming Clare Crawleythe season of bachelorette party was delayed until the summer of 2020.
As global safety regulations have declined slightly, the industry has cautiously begun the process of returning to semi-normality. The Batman returned to the set in London in September 2020 after closing the shop six months earlier, but production was briefly halted for the second time since star Robert Pattinson reported having contracted the coronavirus.
Cast from Grey’s Anatomy, The Conners, Mom, Riverdale And Supernatural they also returned to the set. Meanwhile, talk shows like Ellen DeGeneres’ show And Kelly Clarkson’s show they used the virtual audience to make their return a little smoother before bringing back the fans.
Some movies hit theaters around the world in late 2020 and early 2021, but restrictions are still in place in the entertainment industry as the COVID-19 crisis continues.
“When shooting during a pandemic, you have to connect with your co-stars in different ways”, Reese Witherspoon she joked via Instagram in September 2021, sharing photos of herself wearing a visor and posing with her photos Morning show co-star Jennifer Aniston.
While some concerts have resumed their touring schedule, others, including Post Malone‘s Posty Fest, has postponed the dates once again in 2021, pushing events to 2022 in the hope that the coronavirus numbers drop again.
Scroll down to see a list of all the entertainment events that have been affected by the coronavirus.