The Lord of the Rings star John Rhys-Davis is reluctant to cast due to age

In a virtual presentation of the new sci-fi film G-LOC, directed by Tom Paton at Lionsgate, actors Stephen Moyer, Casper Van Dien, Tala Guwaya, and John Rhys-Davis took part. To the traditional question about creative plans, Rhys-Davis, who turned 76, answered:

I just lost my roles in two films. This is all due to the fact that it is impossible for older actors to get insurance against COVID-19. I fall into the range of 75 to 90 years old, so I am already considered knee-deep in the grave. And I start to think that my film career is over. When I hear my fellow organizers say that they are not planning to do anything until 2022, I understand how serious everything that happens to filmmaking is.

You must carefully weigh the risks. You are young and healthy. Even if you get infected with COVID-19, then I guess you won’t get serious harm. But no one can know for sure.

Wang Ding also complained about his situation:

I just got a job and it will only take two weeks to shoot. But before that, I have to sit in a hotel room for another two weeks. Not seeing family, children, not seeing anyone at all. And then they will also conduct tests in order to admit me to the set.

Author: Sam Smith
Graduated from University of Oxford. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the world news section in the Free News editors.
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