Coronavirus cases reported in Italy rose by 40 per cent yesterday, bringing the total number to 1,694. Italy currently has the highest number of confirmed cases of coronavirus outside Asia. So far, 34 people have died of the virus, officially named COVID-19, in the European country.
According to Deadline, Netflix’s upcoming heist flick Red Notice, which stars Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot, was due to move to Italy for the next phase of filming in the coming weeks.
However, due to mounting concerns around the coronavirus outbreak there, Netflix are reportedly looking for alternative locations.
They are said to be reconsidering options for the Italian part of the shoot.
The majority of Red Notice is being shot in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Coronavirus: Netflix are said to be considering alternative options for filming Red Notice (Image: GETTY)
Express.co.uk has contacted representatives for Netflix asking for comment.
Action comedy Red Notice sees The Rock reunited with direction Rawson Marshall Thurber for the third time following Central Intelligence and Skyscraper.
The synopsis reads: “In the world of international crime, INTERPOL issues Red Notice, a global alert is issues to hunt down and capture the world’s most wanted art thief.”
The Rock plays an INTERPOL agent tasked with tracking down Gadot as the art thief, while Deadpool actor