CBS drama sequence All Rise will produce a “digital” episode themed on the COVID-19 pandemic, taking pictures footage within the actors’ houses and utilizing VFX to create backgrounds. It’s the primary episode of a primetime scripted sequence to be produced whereas working towards social distancing through the use of distant applications like FaceTime, WebEx, and Zoom.
The episode of the freshman courthouse drama based mostly in Los Angeles will characteristic the characters coping with the results of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place guidelines, and the way the coronavirus pandemic impacts the prison justice system there.
“It’s a novel likelihood for our All Rise household to band collectively – in our completely different houses, even cities – to inform a narrative about resilience, justice and the ability of neighborhood,” government producer Greg Spottiswood stated in an announcement.
A fast preview of the episode: Decide Benner (Marg Helgenberger) authorizes Decide Lola Carmichael (Simone Missick) to preside over a digital bench trial whereas numerous different members of the primary forged attempt to hold their relationships alive whereas beneath quarantine. One character will take care of the battle of taking over a facet hustle as a meals supply driver.
Consulting producer Gil Garcetti, a former Los Angeles County district lawyer, will “present perception into how the justice system continues in Los Angeles, even in the course of the pandemic,” in response to a launch from CBS.
Along with filming the actors of their houses, a cinematographer will shoot (from a automobile) footage of the abandoned streets in and round Los Angeles. Govt producer Michael Robin will direct the episode, which is presently being written and can air on Might 4th at 9PM ET on CBS.