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Uzalo Production Resumes!

After numerous attempts to get back on set to start filming, production on Mzansi’s favourite sudser Uzalo, is set to resume today. This follows after it was reported that the soapie was running out of episodes and, they were initially given the green light to film but later the department of trade and industry which issues permits distanced itself from this.

Daily Sun is reporting that the cast and crew of the show are expected to report for duty today. An insider who informed the publication yesterday said, writers of the show had to make tremendous changes to the storyline.

The source said on-screen couples will no longer be display intimacy anymore to adhere to the lockdown regulations to flatten the curve of Covid-19.

“Most of these actors will suffer and still don’t know what the future holds because of these drastic changes. The producers and writers have had to focus on other plots within the storyline that don’t involve couples in order to practice the social distancing rule, said the source.

The source informed the publication that changes to the storyline of the on-screen couples are not yet known, but they will find out today when they return back to work.

 “There’s no episode passing by without these couples appearing in bed together or hugging. They’re regarded as onscreen powerful and popular couples. Things are going to take another turn It’s tough and they will only find out what is going to happen about their storylines tomorrow.”

Actors are scared of losing their jobs. They don’t know what tomorrow holds. Social distancing makes it hard for producers and writers, which cause a lot of stress and uncertainty for actors,” said the source.



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