Stemming from concerns that someone from the show was recently in contacted with someone had Coronavirus, The CW has opted to shut down production on prime-time drama “Riverdale”.
“The team member is currently receiving medical evaluation,” Warner Bros. TV told Deadline in a statement.
“We are working closely with the appropriate authorities and health agencies in Vancouver to identify and contact all individuals who may have come into direct contact with our team member,” the statement continued. “The health and safety of our employees, casts and crews is always our top priority. We have and will continue to take precautions to protect everyone who works on our productions around the world. Out of an abundance of caution, production on Riverdale is currently suspended.”
The show is currently in it’s fourth season.
Also today, actor Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson announced they’ve tested positive for Coronavirus.