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The Rock halts production on "Red Notice" in Georgia

The entire team for the film has been sent home to be with their families.

ATLANTA — Following President Trump’s order for businesses and schools to participate in social distancing in light of safety practices against the coronavirus pandemic , several TV and film productions throughout Georgia have been temporarily suspended.

Over the weekend, production on “Red Notice", which is an upcoming project being produced in Georgia with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has delayed filming, and the entire team has been sent home to be with their families.

“We really appreciate all your hard work, and your patience during this time. But you know my number one goal for you guys and it’s our number one goal too is that we’re going to get everyone home to their families,” Johnson posted in a heartfelt Instagram video.

“Red Notice", which also stars Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds will pause filming for two weeks effective Monday.

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"Gotta protect our babies, spouses, loved ones and elderly. We’ll continue to monitor and assess this situation closely to make the best decisions for our families first and then our businesses. We’re a resilient nation who ultimately, will always rise to the occasion to be accountable and work together to overcome whatever hardship lies in front of us," Johnson added in the caption for his Instagram post.

Production for the upcoming film began in January.

Johnson, who is no stranger to overseeing and starring in productions in Georgia, also serves as an executive producer for "Red Notice" under his Seven Buck Productions company. 

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"Red Notice" currently does not have a release date.

In Georgia, the risk of contracting COVID-19 remains low, according to officials. At 11Alive, we’re focusing our news coverage on the facts and not the fear around the virus. To see our full coverage, visit our coronavirus section, here: www.11Alive.com/Coronavirus.

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