Killing two birds with one stone? Keanu Reeves and the Matrix 4 forged celebrated the top of filming with a large wrap social gathering amid the pandemic by allegedly staging a celebration scene for the film.
In response to German newspaper Bild, the gathering — which was given the code identify “Ice cream group occasion” — passed off at Studio Babelsberg in Potsdam, Germany, on Wednesday, November 11, with practically 200 employees in attendance. The group reportedly loved tattoo stations inside caravans, a pyrotechnics and dance efficiency, a DJ and a dance flooring, a number of bars and a sushi and dessert station. The publication additionally revealed a photograph from the bash, which confirmed the packed venue.
One visitor instructed Bild that precautions had been taken earlier than the occasion. “The temper was exuberant. There was a fast [COVID-19] take a look at for everybody prematurely,” the attendee mentioned. “Everybody needed to include a masks, however many didn’t put on them later.”
Nevertheless, the nameless partygoer additionally claimed, “No directorial directions got, there was no clapperboard and nobody was filming.”
Events of as much as 50 individuals are allowed in Berlin and the neighboring state of Brandenburg, the place the occasion passed off. Gatherings have to be registered prematurely together with the submission of a “hygiene idea.” Company should additionally abide by social distancing guidelines and put on masks. Bild confirmed with a Potsdam spokesperson that the town was not notified of a gathering.
Studio Babelsberg spokeswoman Bianca Makarewicz instructed Us Weekly that producers mentioned they had been filming “a celebration scene, which was filmed in the summertime, and this was in reference to that. The hygiene rules had been complied with.”
Makarewicz additionally famous that producers “consciously put this shoot with its many contributors” on the final day of filming.
One month earlier, Grant, 47, was spotted kissing Reeves as she dropped him off on the set of The Matrix 4. Filming was quickly suspended in California in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic however resumed in Germany, the place the couple arrived in June. The Matrix 4 hits theaters in December 2021.
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