Production of Jurassic World: Dominion from Universal Pictures has been suspended for two weeks after a few people on the set tested positive for Covid-19, director Colin Trevorrow said on Wednesday.
Trevorrow wrote on Twitter, all tested negative but due to our safety protocols we’re going to pause for two weeks.
Filming on the dinosaur adventure film restarted in England in July under strict protocols for the cast and crew to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Due to pandemic, production had been halted in March which shut down film and television sets around the world.
Stars include Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard tested positive, Trevorrow did not identify who had tested positive on the film.
The suspension was the second known halt on a major Hollywood film. Warner Bros. film The Batman after a person, production was shut down for two weeks in early September, reported to be star Robert Pattinson tested positive for Covid-19.
Universal Pictures announced Tuesday that the release date for Jurassic World: Dominion was being pushed back one year to June 2022. Film studios have been changing dates and postponing film releases as the industry tries to recover from the global shutdown of cinemas in March.