Netflix Expands Hardship Fund to $150 Million

Covid-19 has been simply something the modern world has never seen before. We have the technology and the global communication to combat this virus better than ever before but, that demands sacrifice and with that, the television world has been hit hard. Social distancing by its very nature won't allow for production on new shows to continue. Today, according to, Netflix has enhanced it's hardship fund to $150 million. Back in March, Netflix announced it would continue to pay crew on their many productions with a hardship fund of $100 million. With the uncertainty of the situation continuing, Netflix is now set to cover their crews through the month of April with the recent 50% increase. This kind of commitment is paramount for the crew on The Witcher:

The Witcher alone employs more than 400 people. The Netflix fantasy drama shoots just outside London and had been filming for five weeks — after nearly half a year of preparation — when the stop orders came in.

As fans of The Witcher ourselves, this relief package for the hard working crew members of the show really shows how much Netflix cares about their original content and their commitment to their people. To all our users, The is wishing you good times, hope and healthiness! Stay strong and binge the first season of The Witcher in support! Let us know what you think in the comments below or in our forum!

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