Updated on Jul 17, 2020. Posted on Jul 16, 2020

    Details About How "Jurassic World" Is Being Filmed During Lockdown Have Been Revealed And It Might Be How Movies Are Made In Future

    "They gave us 109 pages. They invested all their heart and soul, and a lot of money, into making sure that we're safe."

    Jeff Goldblum has revealed behind-the-scenes details about how the Jurassic World franchise has resumed filming, as production picks back up for the first time in four months.

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    Back in March, the Jurassic World: Dominion set was shut down as the coronavirus pandemic swept around the globe, shuttering productions across the entertainment industry.

    But, as lockdown measures have begun to ease in various parts of the world, it was reported that Jurassic World and Avatar 2 would be the first Hollywood blockbusters to resume filming.

    According to Deadline, no expense was spared when it came to implementing safety protocols, with Universal said to have spent around $5 million on measures such as testing.

    And, in a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Jeff Goldblum seemed to confirm the strict measures, revealing that he'd received a "109-page" document as he prepares to relocate to London for filming.

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    "We're headed, in about a week and a half, all of us, over to England, where there are protocols galore," Jeff explained. "We're going to be very safe, I think. And we're going to shoot Jurassic World."

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    "They gave us 109 pages. They invested all their heart and soul, and a lot of money, into making sure that we're safe," Jeff continued. "We're all going to be quarantined in a kind of bubble, all the crew and all the cast. And testing and everything."

    Bryce Dallas Howard also briefly spoke about the measures in a recent interview, telling SiriusXM's EW Live: "There has been a lot of communication. They are going above and beyond. We would never go back to work if we didn't feel safe."

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    She continued: "What feels really right about it is that there is this daily conversation, daily communication with all of the actors, the key crew members, and just us consistently being like, 'OK, how are we going to do this? How are we going to do this safely?' and not making compromises that could undermine someone's health."

    However, despite the extensive measures being put in place, Universal Studios were forced to deny recent claims that production on the third instalment of Jurassic World had already been halted due to a number of positive coronavirus tests.

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    On its first day back, reports claimed that members of the crew had tested positive for COVID-19, apparently throwing production into "chaos".

    A spokesperson for Universal responding to the claims said: "Any reports indicating that Jurassic World: Dominion has halted production are categorically untrue. The production is in its fifth day of shooting today, and we're thrilled to be back in front of the camera on this incredible project."

    Jurassic World isn't the only movie making a return to filming — Tom Holland appeared to reveal that production for his latest project, Uncharted, has also begun earlier this week.

    But that's nothing compared to Tom's Spider-Man costar Zendaya, who has already managed to film an entire movie with John David Washington during the pandemic.

    It was revealed that Malcolm & Marie, which was written by Euphoria creator Sam Levinson, had already wrapped filming, having been secretly shot throughout June after setting up base at an estate in Monterey County.

    Cast and crew reportedly quarantined together for two weeks at the house before filming and living in the same location. Multiple tests were conducted throughout the process and temperatures were checked twice a day.

    Ben Henry is a celebrity reporter for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.

    Contact Ben Henry at ben.henry@buzzfeed.com.

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