Paramount Pictures on Thursday quickly shut down manufacturing on the British set of Tom Cruise’s seventh Mission: Impossible movie after somebody examined constructive for coronavirus.
“We have temporarily halted production on Mission: Impossible 7 until June 14th, due to positive coronavirus test results during routine testing,” a Paramount spokesperson mentioned in a press release. “We are following all safety protocols and will continue to monitor the situation.”
The firm supplied no additional particulars.
In December, Cruise launched an expletive-laden rant at colleagues on the Mission: Impossible set, after he reportedly noticed two crew members violating social distancing guidelines. In audio launched by the Sun tabloid, Cruise could be heard warning that anybody caught not following the principles to remain at the very least 2 meters (greater than 6.5 ft) away from others will likely be fired.
The movie, which paused manufacturing for months early final yr together with the remainder of the movie business when the coronavirus pandemic took maintain, is scheduled to be launched in 2022.