Wentworth to halt filming

Wentworth is the latest local production to confirm it will suspend filming -but this year’s season is thankfully in the can.

Production was underway on 20 episodes to screen as 2 x 10 episodes over 2020 / 2021.

A spokesperson told TV Tonight, “Fremantle and Foxtel have made the decision to extend the mid-season break on Wentworth from Monday, March 23 after the completion of filming of the first round of episodes that will broadcast this year.

“The health, safety and well-being of our cast, crew and all involved in the production is our priority.

“Production is planned to resume in late April and we remain on track to premiere season 8 in June only on Foxtel.”

Cast will also not attend a Wentworth Con fan event next month in April.

But it’s good news that a full season will still screen this year.


  1. With all the shit going on, Wentworth coming this year at least is a bright spark!

    Now if only they’d push forward the premiere this year would make self isolation easier

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