Production for Disney+ Show Paused After Positive COVID-19 Test

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The filming for one of Disney+’s upcoming series was temporarily suspended after a COVID-19 test came back positive earlier this week.

According to Deadline, the production for Disney+’s original series, Big Shot, starring John Stamos, came to a temporary pause on Tuesday night due to a positive COVID-19 test. The shooting was shut down on Wednesday, however, now sources tell Deadline the test was ultimately a false positive.

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False positives have happened a few different times during the production of several shows currently being filmed including Young Sheldon and The Bold and the Beautiful.

Big Shot is a 10-episode series that follows a temperamental college basketball coach, played by John Stamos, who ends up getting fired from his job. He then is forced to take on a teaching and coaching job at an elite all-girls private high school. The official description reads:

Big Shot is an upcoming American sports dramedy streaming television series developed by Dean Lorey and David E. Kelley based on an original idea by Brad Garrett for Disney+ starring John Stamos in the lead role.

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Disney+’s Big Shot is currently filming in Los Angeles, California and is written and executive produced by David E. Kelley and Dean Lorey and produced by ABC Studios.

Big Shot will be an original Disney+ series. If you are not yet signed up for Disney’s streaming service, Disney+, you can get started by clicking here.

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