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Czech Republic gives Falcon and the Winter Soldier permission to resume filming

May 8th, 2020 by Marc Comments

Well, here’s a bit of – potentially – good news during these days of lockdown.

Disney+ series The Falcon and The Winter Soldier has been given permission to resume production in the Czech Republic standards where it was filming before the world locked down in March.

The Czech Republic has cleared productions to resume with new rules including new hygienic standards, testing of actors for coronavirus infection every 14 days during production, and maintaining sanitation standards both on location and in studios.

In the case of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, foreign actors and crew members will have to present a negative test result before departing their home country in order to be allowed into the Czech Republic. Within 72 hours of arrival, foreigners will be given a second test and remain quarantined until the result of the test is shown as negative.

“In this way they can avoid the 14-day quarantine [which applies to other foreign visitors] which would severely impact film budgets,” said Czech film commissioner Pavlina Zipkova.

Disney has yet to decide if it will send its cast and crew to resume production as of yet, but it’s still a good sign and I’d imagine, if permission is granted, the house of mouse will be keen to get the ball rolling.

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, WandaVision, Loki, What If…? Hawkeye, Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, and Moon Knight have yet to be given release dates.

Source: THR

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….