Friday, 15 December, 2017

'Westworld,' 'SWAT' productions halted due to California wildfires

'SWAT' and 'Westworld' Halt Production Due to California Wildfires SWAT and Westworld shut down due to California wildfires
Ben Pena | 07 December, 2017, 04:30

Production on the second season of HBO's "Westworld" and on CBS' reboot of "S.W.A.T.", have been halted due to the ongoing wildfires affecting Southern California. HBO released a statement on Tuesday that reads, "due to nearby wildfires, Westworld stopped production earlier today and will resume filming as soon as it's safe to do so". 'Safety of cast and crew come first.

More than 3,000 homes have been threatened by the blaze and, although firefighters have been unable to reach where the damage is at its worst, officials suspect hundreds have been destroyed.

A staff for the studio revealed that their Internet connection has been down due to the fire. It flared up around 10 a.m. Tuesday morning near Newhall Ranch Road, just north of the San Fernando Valley. Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said a wider area on the east side of the pass has been advised to get ready in case of evacuation orders. However, a few water-dropping helicopters have already reached the scene.

Natural disaster rattles Delhi-NCR
According to the News Agency ANI , the center of the natural disaster was in the depth of 30 kilometers. Natural disaster shocks were felt in UP-Haryana including Uttarakhand's Dehradun, Roorkee.

Though we may not be getting Game of Thrones 8 next year, we will be getting the second season of HBO's fantastic Westworld. The HBO series garnered 22 Emmy nominations following its first season.

The dystopian show is now filming its second season in an area close to the fires, but producers were concerned about the danger to actors and crew.

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