Peaky Blinders Production Send Inspirational Message Amidst Delay
The outbreak of the new coronavirus is affecting everyone, perhaps every industry. Apart from slowing down the global economy, the virus has also affected the global media and entertainment industry. Films and TV shows are closing down production and delaying their release dates because of bad business. Likewise, Peaky Blinders also decided to delay production to contain the spread of the virus. The show was filming for its most-awaited season 6 when the COVID-19 outbreak forced it to pause production. Now, the show shares an empowering message from its director about the coronavirus amidst the delay.
Peaky Blinders’ Message To Fans
On March 18, director Anthony Byrne posted a picture of Cillian Murphy dressed up as his role, Thomas Shelby, on set. He captioned the photo with a lengthy message that touched many. He expressed his disappointment over Peaky Blinders production delay after “months of hard work by our very talents, dedicated and hardworking crew”.
However, during this opportunity, he did give due credits to communities, loved ones, and NHS workers working tirelessly in their own capacity to contain the spread of the virus. He specifically called them “amazing people” who are keeping the NHS going. You can check out the complete Instagram message below:
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Repost from our amazing director. Anthony we love you: @antobyrne75 We were so close to the start of filming Season 6. Months of hard work by our very talented, dedicated and hardworking crew. Sets were built, costumes were made. Cameras and lenses tested. Locations were booked. All the prep was done. It’s a real shame not to be able to make it for you at this time. But I personally want to thank the crew that I’ve spent months working with and I want to send my love and support to them and everyone else. We are in this together. . . These are extraordinary times and we must be extraordinary in them. . . Remember who we all are as a people and look out for those around you who will find these times challenging. Dig deep. It will pass. . . Read that book that’s been staring at you for years. Write a poem, script, novel. Listen to music. Watch movies. Be creative. Make art. Share. Find the positive in all of this and use it. We will be better for it in the long run. Stay safe and healthy. Support the amazing people who are keeping the @nhsmillion going. Look after those around you and reach out to people. . Love & Respect to you all – A. . . @peakyblindersofficial #peakyblinders @ofycm #peakyblindersquotes #peaky #peakyblinder #peakyblindersofficial #peakyfuckingblinders @peakyblindersitalia @peakyblindersfrc #peakyblindersseason5 @bbciplayer @netflixuk #byorderofthepeakyblinders #tommyshelby #cillianmurphy @ofycm #arthurshelby #wecandothistogether #globalawakening #socialdistancing #staystrong #makeart #mentalhealth
“These are extraordinary times and we must be extraordinary in them. Remember who we all are as a people and look out for those around you who will find these times challenging. Dig deep. It will pass.”
At the end of his message, the director gave interesting options on how to spend the days in quarantine and lockdown. He suggested fans to read the book which has been lying around their shelves for months. Or perhaps write poem, script or even novel. He urged his fans to be creative and make art to pass the days of the virus outbreak with ease. We all need each others’ support. Peaky Blinders production delay message reminds us of that.