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Game Of Thrones prequel House Of The Dragon pauses production after member tests positive for Covid

Production on House Of The Dragon has been paused after an individual concerned with making the Game Of Thrones prequel examined positive for Covid-19.

It is known that the UK shoot has shut down for two days and is hoping to get again to work on Wednesday, in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter

The delay is the newest to hit the film business after work on Bridgerton sequence two additionally needed to be stopped once more on Monday amid positive coronavirus check outcomes.

Delays: Production on House Of The Dragon has been paused after an individual concerned with making the Game Of Thrones prequel examined positive for Covid-19 (Emma D’Arcy and Matt Smith pictured filming the sequence earlier this year)

A spokesperson for House Of The Dragon instructed the publication: ‘As a part of the rigorous testing carried out for all production workers, a Zone A production member on House Of The Dragon examined positive for COVID-19. 

‘In compliance with business pointers, the production member is in isolation, and shut contacts will likely be required to quarantine.’

MailOnline has contacted a WarnerMedia consultant for remark. 

Although it’s not recognized the place the cast and crew are at present working, filming places beforehand confirmed for the production embody Leavesden Studios.

Off work: It is understood that the UK shoot has been shut down for two days and the team are hoping to resume production on Wednesday (pictured, the shoot in Cornwall in April)

Off work: It is known that the UK shoot has been shut down for two days and the workforce are hoping to renew production on Wednesday (pictured, the shoot in Cornwall in April)

The House Of The Dragon workforce have been additionally seen capturing on the seaside in Cornwall in April, with movie crews seen on Holywell Bay seaside and at St Michael’s Mount.   

House of the Dragon will happen round 300 years earlier than the Game of Thrones sequence, which resulted in 2019, and can characteristic a star-studded cast together with Olivia Cooke.

Also introduced as being a part of the cast are Get Even star Emily Carey, 18, who will painting the youthful Alicent Hightower, and Reckoning star Milly Alcock, 20, who will play youthful Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen.

Cast: The prequel boasts a star-studded cast including Olivia Cooke as Queen of Westeros Alicent Hightower with on-screen father Otto Hightower who is played by Rhys Ifans

Cast: The prequel boasts a star-studded cast together with Olivia Cooke as Queen of Westeros Alicent Hightower with on-screen father Otto Hightower who’s performed by Rhys Ifans

'The Sea Snake': The House of Targaryen origin tale also stars Steve Toussaint (pictured), Paddy Considine, Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, and Fabien Frankel

‘The Sea Snake’: The House of Targaryen origin story additionally stars Steve Toussaint (pictured), Paddy Considine, Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, and Fabien Frankel

Non-binary actor Emma D’Arcy is portraying the 28-year-old model of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, whose uncle Prince Daemon Targaryen is performed by Matt Smith. 

And Sound of Metal star Olivia Cooke portrays the 27-year-old model of Queen of Westeros Alicent Hightower, whose father Otto Hightower is performed by Rhys Ifans. 

The present will depict the warfare of succession between Daenerys Targaryen’s ancestors Rhaenyra and Aegon II, two dragon-wielding heirs to the Iron Throne, in a civil warfare generally known as the Dance of the Dragons.

The Dance of the Dragons noticed Rhaenyra and her half-brother Aegon II battle over their father Viserys I’s throne in a warfare that lasted three years, and led to untold dying and misfortune to the Targaryen line. 

She was declared the inheritor to her father Viserys I, however upon his passing Aegon II was rapidly topped and he or she swore revenge in opposition to him, and he or she was shortly topped queen with their father’s stolen crown, thus resulting in an influence battle between the 2.

Rhaenyra wed her uncle Daemon following the dying of her first husband Ser Laenor Velaryon, previous to the Dance of the Dragons, and he helped assist her marketing campaign in opposition to her half-brother.  

Casting started final year, and the prequel is because of be launched in spring 2022. 

Fire is coming: The series will depict the war of succession between Daenerys Targaryen's ancestors Rhaenyra and Aegon II, two dragon-wielding heirs to the Iron Throne

Fire is coming: The sequence will depict the warfare of succession between Daenerys Targaryen’s ancestors Rhaenyra and Aegon II, two dragon-wielding heirs to the Iron Throne

The information comes shortly after it was reported that Bridgerton has needed to stall filming sequence two once more, following one other positive COVID-19 case on set – inflicting Netflix ‘an costly headache’.

Due to a earlier case, capturing had solely simply resumed once more – however a day after cast and crew returned to the interval drama issues are as soon as once more on ice.

The likes of Phoebe Dynevor and Jonathan Bailey have needed to stop work whereas varied members of the production isolate. 

‘The demand for the second sequence is large, so to cease filming once more is an actual headache,’ a supply instructed The Sun. ‘This may result in correct delays and it is going to be extraordinarily pricey for them.’

That's a cut: It comes after it was reported Netflix are having 'an expensive headache' over delays on Bridgerton series 2... after another covid case was detected and filming was delayed

That’s a lower: It comes after it was reported Netflix are having ‘an costly headache’ over delays on Bridgerton sequence 2… after one other covid case was detected and filming was delayed

They added: ‘Filming will begin once more as soon as it’s deemed protected however for now it has been paused indefinitely.’ 

The sequence had been capturing at Wrotham Hall in ­Hertfordshire when the information was delivered regarding the new covid case.

The present is understood for its glamourous ballroom and crowd scenes, in addition to very intimate moments between the amorous characters.

With social distancing in place till so-called Freedom Day this week, testing among the many cast and crew has been crucial for close-contact sequences. 

Backstage drama: Due to a previous case, shooting had only just resumed again - but a day after cast and crew returned to the period drama things are once again on ice

Backstage drama: Due to a earlier case, capturing had solely simply resumed once more – however a day after cast and crew returned to the interval drama issues are as soon as once more on ice

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