Shooting stopped for House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones affected by COVID

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A member of the team has tested positive.

Even a dragon does not protect against COVID. In turn, Game Of Thrones is directly affected by the pandemic. The spin-off House of the dragon was forced to stop production yesterday.

According to Deadline, HBO has announced that filming, currently underway in the UK, has been temporarily halted due to a crew member testing positive for COVID-19. It was already the case of The Bridgertons Chronicle a few days ago, also across the Channel.

Deadline clarifies that the team member in question is part of Zone A of the production, which consists of the cast and crew. Therefore, in accordance with industry guidelines, the person was forced to go into self-isolation. The production of House of the dragon should resume this Wednesday.

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House of the dragon, which will take place 300 years before the events of Game Of Thrones, is adapted directly by the author of the books, George RR Martin, while the historical director of GOT, Miguel Sapochnik will be showrunner, with Ryan J. Condal. The series is slated for 2022 by HBO.

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