Filming for Ridley Scott’s epic sequel to Gladiator, alongside thousands of other productions, has come to an abrupt halt after the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) advised its members to walk out of productions on Friday morning.
This comes amid a major strike from workers in the entertainment world as they call for increased pay and better working conditions.
Shutdown preparations were reportedly under way over the past few days, with the strike being for the long haul according Hollywood sources and union spokespersons.
Filming for Gladiator 2 started in Malta back in June and was planned to last for four months, with locations including Kalkara’s Fort Ricasoli, which is one of the film’s central locations.
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