Amazon’s second season for the fantasy web series ‘Carnival Row’ featuring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne has wrapped its remaining shoot amid the ongoing Covid-19 crisis in the Czech Republic.
Shooting for the much-awaited second chapter of ‘Carnival Row’ which began in Nov 2019, came to a halt when the country was shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic on March 12, with only two weeks of filming left.
Producer David Minkowski from Stillking Films, the series’ Prague-based production company, revealed that the series is the country’s most financially beneficial
foreign production since the introduction of production incentives.
He also said that ‘Carnival Row’, which is produced by Amazon Studios and Legendary Television, is one of the first global shows to gets back on its feet and complete shooting.
“The Czech film industry was hard hit due to the global coronavirus shutdown. I appreciate that the Czech government acted fast and provided great support in order to restart film production,” Minkowski said.
“To be sure, we adopted strict health and safety protocols even though the presence of the virus in the Czech Republic is low”, he added.
According to reports, The first season of ‘Carnival Row’, which is based on a feature film speculative screenplay ‘A Killing on Carnival Row’, written by Travis Beacham entitled ‘, is scheduled to arrive on the streaming platform on August 30.
‘Carnival Row’ is set in a Victorian fantasy world filled with mythological creatures whose exotic homelands were invaded by the empires of man. This growing population struggles to co-exist under the onerous laws of humanity.