The movie is directed by David Yates and is scheduled for release in July 2022.
Warner Bros. has paused its shoot for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3 after an unspecified crew member tested positive for COVID-19.
In a statement, Warner Bros. Pictures spokesperson, said: “A team member from Fantastic Beasts 3 has tested positive for COVID-19. The diagnosis was confirmed as a result of required and ongoing testing that all production employees receive, and the team member is currently in isolation.
“Out of an abundance of caution, Fantastic Beasts 3 paused production and will be back up in accordance with safety guidelines.”
Based on characters created by J.K. Rowling, the Harry Potter spinoff was in production at the Warner Bros. studio facility in Leavesden, U.K.
The movie is directed by David Yates and is scheduled for release in July 2022, also sees Mads Mikkelsen take on the role of evil wizard Gellert Grindelwald.
It was due to begin filming in March 2020, but the first wave of the pandemic pushed shooting back to September.