Apple TV+’s ‘Platonic’ had to pause production for two days due to COVID

Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen

Apple TV+’s “Platonic” from Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen had to pause production for two days due to the spread of COVID, reports Business Insider. The Los Angeles Department. of Public Health has logged 24 positive cases related to the production, which has since resumed, the article adds.

​The wave of cases comes as a summer surge continues to hit Los Angeles and other areas. The brief “Platonic” shutdown is said to have minimally impacted production of the Apple TV+ series, which is produced by Sony Pictures Television, notes Business Insider.

About ‘Platonic’

“Platonic” is a 10-episode, half-hour comedy that explores the inner workings of platonic friendship. Here’s the summary: A pair of former best friends who met in their youth (played by Byrne and Rogen) reconnect as adults and try to mend the rift that led to their falling out. As their friendship becomes more consuming, it destabilizes their lives and causes them to reevaluate their choices.

About Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is available on the Apple TV app in over 100 countries and regions, on over 1 billion screens, including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, popular smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, VIZIO, TCL and others, Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and at, for $4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. 

For a limited time, customers who purchase and activate a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy three months of Apple TV+ for free. For more information, visit and see the full list of supported devices

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