Idris Elba contracting the coronavirus meant a number of members of his film crew needed to quarantine like he did, however they’re pissed about how producers dealt with the disaster.
As we reported, Idris revealed Monday he examined constructive for COVID-19, however really went into isolation on March 13 when he found he’d been involved with somebody who had the virus — presumably Justin Trudeau‘s spouse — throughout a March four occasion in London.
The larger downside, although — the actor spent the following a number of days after that occasion in Sante Fe, New Mexico rehearsing along with his costars and crew members for the upcoming Netflix flick, “The Harder They Fall.”
So, if Idris actually did contract it in London … he would’ve unwittingly uncovered some individuals on set. Sources near manufacturing inform TMZ … filming was halted final Friday, and the crew was advised it was resulting from rising fears over the pandemic. We’re advised there was no point out Idris was getting examined.
As for why they’re involved — we’re advised Idris had some direct contact with members of the stunt staff throughout rehearsals … half of which befell in a small cabin.
Yet, our sources say no person was knowledgeable them Idris examined constructive till the actor revealed it himself on March 16.
That identical day, we’re advised some of the crew traveled residence — presumably exposing much more individuals — however different crew members selected to remain and self-quarantine … and so they’re nonetheless there. Idris can also be nonetheless self-quarantining at a home on location, whereas the crew stays at a lodge in Santa Fe.
No one’s peeved in regards to the housing scenario … it is extra the dearth of communication about potential dangers following the information about Idris’ constructive take a look at.
We’re advised, as of Friday, nobody who labored on the movie has been examined, and many individuals really feel extra ought to be achieved to guard them or give them some peace of thoughts.
Of course, the scarcity of COVID-19 assessments has been a significant difficulty nationwide, but when that is the case … our sources say manufacturing or higher-ups at Netflix ought to be conveying that, however up to now they have been silent.
We reached out to a rep for “The Harder They Fall,” who advised us they cannot touch upon the problem. No phrase again from Netflix.