Netflix producers are taking the coronavirus seriously as the streaming titan has shut down production of Stranger Things 4 amid the epidemic.
The coronavirus has impacted the film and television industries in ways that no one ever expected. Several major films have been pushed back, production on several films and television shows have been halted, and the entire industry has seemly ground to a halt. Now Netflix had joined the ranks of companies that are halting the production of shows until the epidemic subsides.
According to a report from Deadline, Netflix has shut down the production of Stranger Things due to concerns over the coronavirus. The shutdown has also affected a number of other Netflix properties which has included Grace and Frankie, The Prom, and Sex/Life. The shutdown is currently set to continue for at least the next two weeks.
What do you all make of this news? Are you glad to hear that Netflix is taking the coronavirus seriously? Are you looking forward to Stranger Things 4? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Here is the official synopsis for the third season of Stranger Things:
“It’s 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and summer’s heating up. School’s out, there’s a brand new mall in town, and the Hawkins crew are on the cusp of adulthood. Romance blossoms and complicates the group’s dynamic, and they’ll have to figure out how to grow up without growing apart. Meanwhile, danger looms. When the town’s threatened by enemies old and new, Eleven and her friends are reminded that evil never ends; it evolves. Now they’ll have to band together to survive, and remember that friendship is always stronger than fear.”
Stranger Things stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery, Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, and Cara Buono.
Stranger Things seasons 1 to 3 are now available on Netflix.