Slow motion recovery: Cautious Hollywood edges back to work
The Oscars -- set for February 24, 2019 -- are the climax of Hollywood's awards season AFP/File / Christopher Polk

Los Angeles (AFP) - When veteran Hollywood actor Gregg Daniel was offered an audition for a new movie in Los Angeles, he nearly didn't show up -- the pandemic was well under way, and "no one was shooting.""I almost hesitated even going to the audition," said Daniel. "I'm African-American, I'm over 50 and disproportionately black people were dying of COVID-19... but the script was so good, and I'm an actor at heart."Fast-forward to today, and Daniel has completed boxing drama "7th & Union," filmed in the streets of the eerily quiet California entertainment capital.Thanks to relentless testing, ...

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