M. Night Shyamalan wraps shooting for series Servant and film Old without a ...

M. Night Shyamalan wraps shooting for Apple TV+ series Servant and thriller film Old without a single case of COVID-19 on set: 'We tested over 6,000 times between the two'

By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com

Published: 05:19 GMT, 22 November 2020 | Updated: 05:19 GMT, 22 November 2020

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M. Night Shyamalan has had his hands full shooting season two of the psychological horror series Servant and the thriller film Old, amid the still raging COVID-19 pandemic.

And on Saturday the famed writer and director took to social media to share that it is possible to work productively and safely, while under the pressures of a production, in this new post-coronavirus world.

'I am so lucky to have started & wrapped @Servant & @oldthemovie during the pandemic with zero cases during production,' he proudly wrote on Twitter.

Safety first: M. Night Shyamalan, 50, wrapped shooting for season two of his Apple TV+ series Servant and the upcoming thriller film Old without anyone contracting COVID-19

Safety first: M. Night Shyamalan, 50, wrapped shooting for season two of his Apple TV+ series Servant and the upcoming thriller film Old without anyone contracting COVID-19

The Sixth Sense filmmaker, 50, went on to reveal the tall order the cast and crew faced in order to keep safe, even as the number of confirmed virus cases rose in many countries around the globe.

'We tested over 6,000 times between the two. The cast & crew followed our extremely strict protocol,' he gushed.

'Thank you to all. Let's keep everyone working & safe.' 

Taking pride: The famed writer and director revealed that his cast and crew were tested over 6,000 times during production of the two projects without a single coronavirus case

Taking pride: The famed writer and director revealed that his cast and crew were tested over 6,000 times during production of the two projects without a single coronavirus case

On location: The famed writer and director shot Old in the Dominican Republic from late September through November 15; this marked the first time the Pennsylvania native has filmed entirely outside of the Philadelphia area

On location: The famed writer and director shot Old in the Dominican Republic from late September through November 15; this marked the first time the Pennsylvania native has filmed entirely outside of the Philadelphia area

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