In accordance with sources, the choice stems from Covid-related manufacturing delays and funds challenges. The globetrotting The Banker’s Spouse falls in that class as a high-stakes worldwide thriller set on this planet of worldwide finance, from Geneva to Paris, London and New York. In March 2020, when all filming got here to a halt on the onset of the pandemic, The Banker’s Spouse was in remaining levels of pre-production, gearing up for the beginning of a posh shoot throughout 5 European nations.
The Banker’s Spouse had robust assist at Amazon Studios, and I hear the streamer took a wait-and-see strategy and renewed the choice on the ebook with the intention to get manufacturing going when circumstances improved. However I hear with the Covid state of affairs in Europe nonetheless unstable amid an enormous new wave of infections and lockdowns this spring, Amazon brass took a tough look, crunched the numbers and finally decided to scrap the sequence.