//Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson say theyve examined optimistic with coronavirus

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson say theyve examined optimistic with coronavirus

Tom Hanks and his spouse Rita Wilson examined optimistic for the coronavirus, in accordance with an announcement posted by Hanks to social media on Wednesday night.

“Whats up, of us. 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 have been examined for the Coronavirus, and have been discovered to be optimistic,” the 63-year-old actor wrote in a assertion on Twitter.

He continued, “Properly, 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 far more to it than a one-day-at-a-time strategy, no? We’ll hold the world posted and up to date. Maintain yourselves!”

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Hanks and Wilson, 63, have 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’ve been made conscious that an organization member from our Elvis function movie, which is presently in pre-production in The Gold Coast, Australia, has examined optimistic for COVID-19 (coronavirus).”

The assertion continued, explaining that the corporate is working with professionals to “determine and speak to” these uncovered to the virus.

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“The well being and security of our firm members is at all times our prime 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 optimistic for COVID-19 is presently receiving remedy.”

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks in January 2019.

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks in January 2019.
(Kevin Mazur/Getty Photos for The Chris Cornell Property, File)

The information of the diagnoses got here after a tumultuous few days for the leisure trade following the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Music festivals Stagecoach and Coachella have been delayed whereas South by Southwest [SXSW] was canceled altogether.

Equally, the discharge date for “No Time to Die,” the upcoming James Bond flick, was pushed again to November.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attending the Oscars this past February in Hollywood. 

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attending the Oscars this previous February in Hollywood. 
(Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, File)

Sport exhibits and late-night discuss exhibits have elected to continue filming with out stay studio audiences, and “Survivor” has delayed the production of its upcoming season by a number of months.

In style teen drama “Riverdale” has additionally suspended manufacturing after “a member of the manufacturing got here into contact with somebody who not too long ago examined optimistic,” per Variety.

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The still-untitled biopic presently is slated for an October 2021 launch date.

Reps for Warner Bros. didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.