Warner Bros has currently halted the shooting of Fantastic Beasts 3 after one of the cast members contracted a new strain of the coronavirus, the Daily Mail reported.
However, the company has neither confirmed the news nor mentioned the name of the actor who fell prey to the virus. British stars Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne, Calum Turner and Mads Mikkelsen, who replaced Johnny Depp, are among the cast.
The UK-based tabloid stated that as per the insider’s source, the production is shut down only for those who can’t be filmed. The source also claimed that the cast member who caught the virus was “someone who can’t be replaced”.
“All production of the film set for Fantastic Beasts 3 has been shut down,” the source was quoted as saying. “We don’t know when we will be back.”