Michael Bay is making a pandemic movie–because in fact he’s. However the movie is now going through new controversy, as one of many largest commerce unions has advised its members to not work on the movie.
Deadline reports that SAG-AFTRA has knowledgeable members to keep away from the film, Songbird, as a result of it “failed to finish the signatory course of and is subsequently not signed to any relevant SAG-AFTRA settlement.” The manufacturing firm apparently didn’t file the mandatory paperwork relating to well being and security measures associated to COVID-19.
The producers, Invisible Narratives, advised Deadline that they anticipate this “Do Not Work” order to be resolved in attributable to course after it completes some paperwork.
A spokesperson for SAG-AFTRA advised the location: “The producers haven’t been clear about their security protocols and that’s one thing we clearly take very severely.”
Songbird, which is described as a “pandemic thriller,” is claimed to be utilizing an “uncommon” methodology of filming in Los Angeles. The precise specifics round this, nonetheless, haven’t been confirmed, and there’s no phrase but on a solid for it. Bay is producing the movie, with Adam Mason set to direct.
As we reported earlier, Songbird is being in comparison with Paranormal Exercise and Cloverfield, implying that it is going to be discovered footage. Will probably be set two years sooner or later, in a world the place the present COVID-19 pandemic has not dissipated, and the virus has continued to mutate past management.