Transcript for Hollywood takes steps to resume production
And, everybody, there is a lot going on. Happy Tuesday, I was going to say Monday but it's Tuesday. We'll begin with signs of life from the movie industry. So happy to share with you that two major players are now saying they're getting ready to carefully begin production. Avatar producer John Landau sharing the news writing our avatar sets are ready and couldn't be more excited to be headed back to New Zealand next week. Stars of the original movie are back on board as are Kate winslet and vin diesel and James Cameron will film all four avatar sequels simultaneously. And also getting ready to get back to work, Tyler Perry is planning to re-open his atlanta-based studio by July. But with some serious strict guidelines including testing, temperature taking and asking all crew and cast to plan to stay on campus throughout their productions. Perry writing, quote, I want it to be abundantly clear that there is no way I could or would consider putting people back to work without a plan that takes extreme measures to try and mitigate as much risk as possible in our productions and I think we've managed to do just that. Great news to share with you there. And also this morning, another hero inspired by sir Tom Moore. Remember, he was the 100 world War II veteran. We talked about him so many times. We love him so. He's raised million for covid charities. Now 99-year-old Mickey Nelson of Minnesota is hoping to walk 100 miles by his 100th birthday to raise money for the salvation Army. Nelson says he saw stories on the fellow World War II vet and decided he was ready to lace up his walking shoes. So his kids helped him connect with the Salvation Army and a spokesperson for the nonprofit says all donations that Mr. Nelson raises will be directed toward covid-19 efforts. Mr. Nelson's 100th birthday is June 27th. He thinks he can walk that 100
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