'Westworld' production shut down because of wildfires

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The Southern California wildfires that broke out Tuesday morning are beginning to impact film and TV production in the area.

Neither network has announced when filming of their shows will resume, CNN reported.

"Westworld is now scheduled to resume shooting today", HBO revealed in a statement issued to the outlet on Wednesday afternoon. "The production will have a Fire Safety Officer on set to monitor conditions throughout the day".

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"Westworld" was in the middle of shooting its second season in Santa Clarita when two fires broke out in Los Angeles County.

HBO's "Westworld" is set to resume production on its second season after shutting down operations on Monday due to concern over wildfire activity in the vicinity of the show's set.

The wildfire, named the Rye Fire, that affected the Westworld shoot began around 10 a.m. on Tuesday, flaring up just north of the San Fernando Valley. Battling the fires has been hindered by the strong Santa Ana winds.

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In Los Angeles County, The Creek Fire has grown to 11,000 acres, and the Rye Fire is burning about 1,000 acres, according to latest updates from fire officials.

Production on "S.W.A.T." continues to be halted, according to a spokesperson for Sony Pictures Television, which produces the series.

"Westworld" stars Evan Rachel Wood and Jeffrey Wright also shared their thoughts on the matter on social media. The Warner Bros. series created by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan is now in production on its second season.

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