While Westworld followers are awaiting the launch of season 4 of the HBO sci-fi drama, there may be now a risk they could have to attend even longer. As a reminder that even super-powered androids are vulnerable to the ravages of a pandemic, Westworld‘s manufacturing has reportedly been halted attributable to COVID-19 infections.
The HBO hit was final seen when season 3 aired in 2020 because the collection skipped 2021 fully, almost certainly due to the coronavirus pandemic. Season 4 of Westworld is predicted to return in 2022, although it isn’t fully clear when the present will relaunch. The current information that issues have been paused once more might imply that the premiere shall be pushed again additional. Of course, it is also attainable the pause will not be lengthy sufficient to essentially throw a wrench into the works.
Deadline reported on Thursday that the manufacturing for the fourth season of Westworld has taken a pause due to a constructive covid take a look at. The constructive take a look at comes from a member of the manufacturing crew quite than a member of the solid of Westworld. The work on the present will take a break for a minimum of two days subsequent week as producers take inventory of whether or not or not the take a look at is the start of an outbreak or an remoted incident.
As circumstances of the coronavirus begin to see an increase throughout the globe, principally as a result of delta variant, Westworld is way from the one program that has just lately seen interference in getting a brand new season on the air. In current days, FX Series American Horror Story needed to pause the manufacturing of season 10.
The drawback with having to halt work on a present is not a uniquely American state of affairs both. Over within the UK, each Netflix hit Bridgerton and HBO’s Game of Thrones spinoff House of the Dragon are at present in a holding sample attributable to Covid. Like with Westworld, the hope is that the holding sample will not final lengthy, however in the meanwhile, the whole lot has needed to be shut down.
What precisely season 4 of Westworld will maintain can also be up within the air. While there was teasing right here and there, together with a number of sneak peeks behind the set of the HBO collection, there have been few concrete particulars. It seems that Delores, Bernard, and the brand new and improved Charlotte Hale are going to proceed to conflict, however simply how or what these clashes will entail will not be but identified and sure will not be till nearer to a launch date.
Westworld seasons 1-3 are actually out there on HBO Max.