"We have paused very briefly to modify our testing protocol to better accommodate the large volume of testing needed", producers Bell-Phillip Television said in a statement.
"The Bold and the Beautiful" is one of the very first series to start shooting again, and other productions likely have much to glean from its immediate need for more coronavirus testing. Taping will resume on Tuesday, June 23. This makes The Bold and the handsome the first U.S. production filming since the coronavirus shutdown.
The Bold and the attractive show head Bradley Bell has been giving several interviews, detailing how production will look like when the shoe resumes. "BB filmed with cast and crew today and it was a successful first day back at work". Before the production pause, first reported by Variety, the hope had been for the half-hour soap to return to originals in early-to-mid July. "We may be investing in more dolls and male dolls".
The actors' spouses will join their partners for love scenes that involve touching. They will be tested regularly and be required to wear masks on set when they are not filming a scene.
Bell says that the show is "exercising extreme caution" and taking every precaution to adhere to the new state, county, and industry guidelines in the wake of the Wuhan coronavirus. "We're also bringing in, in some cases, the husbands and wives of the actors as stand-ins for their [characters'] significant others". Then when we edit it together, it will look like our couple on screen, ' Bell added.