Production on Grant Gustin’s The Flash has been suspended due to coronavirus.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to escalate, people and businesses across the globe are taking measures to minimize the spread of the disease. Now, The CW’s The Flash has become the latest production to suspend filming in an effort the slow down the spread of the disease.
Deadline reports that The Flash unit manager Brent Crowell announced production is shut down “until further notice” in a message to cast and crew members of the Grant Gustin series. Everyone was advised not to report to work, with the shut down taking effect today, March 13.
The Flash films in Vancouver, Canada, along with fellow CW series Riverdale, which also suspended production two days ago. In the case of Riverdale, filming was suspended after a crew member was suspected to have come in contact with coronavirus.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Grant Gustin’s The Flash and the impact of coronavirus on productions as it develops.
The Flash continues next week with the episode titled “The Exorcism of Nash Wells” and you can read the official synopsis below:
A DANGEROUS NEW META HITS CENTRAL CITY – The Flash (Grant Gustin) takes on a dangerous new meta named Sunshine (guest star Natalie Sharp). Cisco (Carlos Valdes) sets out to help Nash (Tom Cavanagh). Eric Dean Seaton directed the episode written by Lauren Barnett & Sterling Gates (#615). Original airdate 3/17/2020.
The Flash stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen / The Flash, Candice Patton as Iris West, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow / Killer Frost, Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramon / Vibe, Tom Cavanagh as Harrison Wells, Jesse L. Martin as Joe West, Danielle Nicolet as Cecile Horton, and Hartley Sawyer as Ralph Dibny / Elongated Man.
The Flash airs on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. on The CW.