Within the film industry, it is Warner Bros that is suffering the most from the increase in COVID cases.
According to official sources, Los Angeles County is experiencing an uptick in covid since it has exceeded 8,000 daily cases, figures that have not been reached since January. But it is Warner Bros the film studio that is noticing it the most with more than 31 confirmed cases in a very short time. In fact, Lionsgate reported 21 infections and more than half were from employees returning from Cinema-Con in Las Vegas. While The Walt Disney Company is 6 and Fox Sports has a current number of 10.
So the covid has become a constant challenge as the variant BA.5 it is now the dominant strain of the disease in the United States which is causing many re-infections of people who had recently been infected with other strains and had overcome the disease.
Will it affect San Diego Comic-Con?
After a few years in which the san diego comic con It has been virtual, now it will open its doors and it is expected that there will be a massive influx of the public. In addition, the big movie studios like Warner Bros Y Marvel Studios / Disney They will present all their news and there will be big movie stars promoting their movies and series from the best streaming platforms. So attendees must take extreme precautions not to get infected.
Warner Bros has already assured that there will be many news about Black Adam, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, The Flash Y batgirl. So we can see Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Shahi, Pierce Brosnan, Jason Momoa, Zachary Levi, Leslie Grace, JK Simmons, Michael Keaton and many more promoting everything that will be released in theaters and hbo max on DC Comics in the next years.