“Whats up, people. Rita and I are down right here in Australia. We felt a bit drained, like we had colds, and a few physique aches. Rita had some chills that got here and went. Slight fevers too. To play issues proper, as is required on the planet proper now, we had been examined for the Coronavirus, and had been discovered to be constructive,” the 63-year-old actor wrote in a assertion on Twitter.
He continued, “Nicely, now. What to do subsequent? The Medical Officers have protocols that have to be adopted. We Hanks’ might be examined, noticed, and remoted for so long as public well being and security requires. Not rather more to it than a one-day-at-a-time strategy, no? We’ll maintain the world posted and up to date. Care for yourselves!”
Hanks and Wilson, 63, had been in Australia filming an untitled Elvis Presley biopic directed by Baz Luhrmann. Hanks performs Presley’s supervisor Colonel Tom Parker.
Warner Bros., the studio behind the movie, provided an announcement to Deadline.
“We now have been made conscious that an organization member from our Elvis characteristic movie, which is at the moment in pre-production in The Gold Coast, Australia, has examined constructive for COVID-19 (coronavirus).”
The assertion continued, explaining that the corporate is working with professionals to “determine and call” these uncovered to the virus.
“The well being and security of our firm members is all the time our high precedence, and we are taking precautions to guard everybody who works on our productions around the globe,” mentioned the assertion.
Within the message, Warner Bros. confirmed that “the person who examined constructive for COVID-19 is at the moment receiving therapy.”
The information of the diagnoses got here after a tumultuous few days for the leisure trade following the COVID-19 outbreak.
Equally, the discharge date for “No Time to Die,” the upcoming James Bond flick, was pushed again to November.
Sport exhibits and late-night discuss exhibits have elected to continue filming with out reside studio audiences, and “Survivor” has delayed the production of its upcoming season by a number of months.
Fashionable teen drama “Riverdale” has additionally suspended manufacturing after “a member of the manufacturing got here into contact with somebody who lately examined constructive,” per Variety.
The still-untitled biopic at the moment is slated for an October 2021 launch date.
Reps for Warner Bros. didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.