August 16, 2020

Slow motion recovery: cautious Hollywood edges back to work

Los Angeles (AFP) – When veteran Hollywood actor Gregg Daniel was offered an audition for a new movie in Los Angeles, he nearly didn’t show up — the pandemic was well under way, and “no one was shooting.””I almost hesitated even going to the audition,” said Daniel. “I’m African-American, I’m over 50 and disproportionately black people were dying of COVID-19… but the script was so good, and I’m an actor at heart.”Fast-forward to today, and Daniel has completed boxing drama “7th & Union,” filmed in the streets of the eerily quiet California entertainment capital.Thanks to relentless testing, …


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