The fandom of Star Wars mourns the loss of their beloved Caluan Ematt as the actor who played the character has taken his last breath in Britain’s Surry Hospital on Tuesday. According to Page Six, the news was confirmed by the actor’s agent on Tuesday in an official announcement.
Amid this global pandemic, Star Wars actor Andrew Jack dies from Coronavirus bringing profound grief to his fans. The 76-year-old veteran actor marveled audience with his remarkable performance in two of the Star Wars movies: The Last Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He also acted as a voice actor in Solo: A Star Wars Story and was a dialect coach in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
The news of his passing came as a shock to the fans, as he was reportedly working in the new Batman movie starring Robert Pattinson as the character role. The actor’s representative, Jill McCullough stated the news of his death to the Evening Standard.
As his family couldn’t reach him in this difficult time as they were under quarantine in Australia, his wife given homage to him through her social media post. Andrew’s agent asserted that he was madly in love with his wife. His co-actors and co-workers have paid tribute to him post his death including Greg Grunberg.
As the entertainment industry has also been affected vastly due to the Coronavirus outbreak, NBC has postponed almost 35 of their TV series and production after an audio engineer of the company died of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chairman of NBC has announced the plans for the production amid this crisis. Many networks, including NBC, has taken precaution for their programming as the talk shows require going into the studio itself. Hence the Late-night shows are now availing video chatting with the guest celebrities and showing the interviews later. Television host Andy Cohen hosted his show calling it as Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen from his house during his Coronavirus diagnosis.
Many performing artists like Keith Urban, are now choosing to live stream their concerts from their homes.