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Why Netflix’s Emily In Paris Avoided COVID Storytelling in Season 2

Emily In Paris will have another COVID-free season.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting the world for about two years now and, for many Hollywood creatives, it’s been hard to ignore. With this, a number of TV series within the 2020-21 season opted to integrate the pandemic into its storylines, as doing so would more effectively establish that the shows are meant to mirror our own realities. Others, however, decided to let COVID be either a thing of the past or totally non-existent in their fictional universes, which was the case for Lily Collins’ Emily In Paris.

The romantic dramedy, which sees Lily Collins play the titular character who finds herself getting her dream job in the City of Lights, did not include the Coronavirus during the first season last year. This is likely due to the fact that it wrapped filming ahead of the pandemic. Though surprisingly, the upcoming second season, which filmed this year, will also avoid it. Now, Collins has explained the keen reasoning for this in a recent interview with Variety:

It honestly makes sense as to why there’s no mention of the health crisis in the first second season of Emily In Paris. TV is indeed a form of escapism, and people have definitely had mixed feelings when it comes to producers including the pandemic on shows and in movies. The reception varies due to the respective storylines. For some shows, it works because it feels organic and natural but, for others, it may seem forced. Given its lighter tone, it’s probably best that the Netflix series chose not to move in that direction.

Of course, though the virus didn’t play a role in the plot, it still makes things a tad difficult when it comes to filming, since the cast and crew still need to be kept safe while working. Lily Collins discussed what it’s like filming a show that has a COVID-free world in a world that’s not free of the virus. And it’s as confusing as you’d think:

Despite the somewhat disorienting and difficult filming process, it’s worth it to keep everyone safe and give fans a series they can immerse themselves in. It’s also worth mentioning that as some shows decided to completely or almost entirely avoid the pandemic, others have now decided to move into a post-COVID world. While the global health crisis may be far from over, it’s good to know that TV can serve as outlet for those who are need it, and it’s to sure increase viewers’ hopes that we’ll get back to a sense of normalcy sooner rather than later.

Don’t miss Season 2 of Emily In Paris, which drops on Netflix Wednesday, December 22! And check out CinemaBlend’s 2022 winter and spring schedule to see what shows to check out in the new year!

During the pandemic, watching movies is a favorite choice for many people to spend their time. If you are getting bored with the romantic genre and predictable storylines, you can watch the best films of this year.

Watching movies is sometimes an option for some people.

Of course the reasons vary according to the needs of each person.

In this digital era, there are many conveniences, especially for big screen movie lovers.

This convenience is proven by not having to come to the cinema to just watch your favorite movie, for example.

But you just have to sit back and open your gadget, then all the services according to your needs are available on it, including the movie site you want to search for.

The following is a list of watching movies online for free. Read more below and enjoy your free time with the best films of the year:

Spider-Man: Bez domova celý film online

Matrix Resurrections celý film online

Kingsman: První mise celý film online

Matrix Resurrections ganzer Film online

The King’s Man – The Beginning ganzer Film

Pókember: Nincs hazaút online teljes film

Mátrix feltámadások online teljes film

King’s Man – A kezdetek online teljes film

Spider-Man: No Way Home online teljes film

Besides being able to be watched streaming, the collection of films above can be downloaded for later viewing, both on cellphones and television.

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Christmas 2021: We have prepared a list of our favourite movies that are a fit for a post-Christmas dinner watch with kids.

Christmas 2021: The festival of happiness is here. Every year, Christmas is celebrated on December 25. This year, the Christmas celebrations across the world will be extra-special, especially after last year when we had to spend Christmas in isolation, away from our loved ones. With the scare of the coronavirus lowering, people are looking forward to the celebrations of Christmas this year.

It is that time of the year when the houses are lit up in the brightest colours, people put on their trendiest winter attires, family and friends gather around and share a hearty meal over laughter, catching-up and stories. Christmas is the time of homecoming. Students staying away from their hometown, people staying in different cities for their jobs – everyone returns home to celebrate Christmas with their near and dear ones.

Christmas is that cozy time of the year when after the party is over, you feel like curling up inside a blanket, with your kids giggling around you and watch a good film with a happy ending. We have prepared a list of our favourite movies that are a fit for a post-Christmas dinner watch with kids:

Finding nemo (2003)

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

A Good Dinosaur (2015) – Arlo

Home Alone (1990)