South Africa is set to ease lockdown measures from next week. As we move from Level 5 to Level 4 of the lockdown, more activities will allowed. Among them is the shooting of certain productions.
The River, a popular Telenovela might resume shooting from May. This will could be under very strict measures as the precautions still need to be taken to limit the spread of coronavirus.
Although the date of shooting has not been confirmed, the show’s producer Percy Vilakazi says preparations are under way. There will be a limited cast and crew on set and no extras. Equipment on set will also be disinfected and sanitized.
This award winning telenovela features acclaimed actress Sindi Dlathu as the lead and a host of other stars such as Presley Chweneyagae, Larona Moagi and others.