The highly anticipated reboot of the classic Canadian TV show The Kids in the Hall is finally set to start filming in Toronto.
Dave Foley, one of the show’s stars, shared a photo of himself at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on April 18 as he waited to board his flight to Toronto.
— Dave Foley (@DaveSFoley) April 18, 2021
Amazon announced its revival of the hit ’80s sketch show over a year ago in March of 2020, but production was ground to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The eight-episode Amazon Original series is being produced by Saturday Night Live‘s Lorne Michaels and will feature all five of the show’s original cast members.
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Despite the Ontario-wide Stay-at-Home order, media industries, including film production, haven’t been shut down.
Commercial film and TV production is permitted to continue while the order is in effect, as are associated “supporting activities,” such as hair, makeup, and wardrobe.
The set can be located anywhere, including in any business or place that is otherwise required to be closed. Up to 50 performers can be on set at one time.
Physical distancing must be followed on set, “except where necessary” for filming.
The Stay-at-Home order will be in place until at least May 20.
While it is in effect, non-essential retail stores, gyms, restaurants, bars, cinemas, performing arts facilities, casinos, bingo halls, and outdoor recreation amenities are all closed.
Indoor and outdoor gatherings are not allowed with anyone outside of your immediate household.
To date, Ontario has seen 421,442 COVID-19 cases and 7,735 virus-related deaths.