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Steven Spielberg contracts COVID, bows out of Gotham Awards

Steven Spielberg interview with Martin Scorsese for 'The Fabelmans' was also postponed

By Web Desk
November 29, 2022
Steven Spielberg contracts COVID, bows out of Gotham Awards
Steven Spielberg contracts COVID, bows out of Gotham Awards

Steven Spielberg will not be able to present Michelle Williams with her performer tribute at Gotham Awards as the filmmaker contracted the coronavirus.

According to Variety, Paul Dano confirmed that the War Horse director tested positive after The Batman actor replaced the filmmaker for the Williams tribute.

The critically-acclaimed filmmaker was also slated to be interviewed by director Martin Scorsese at a DGA screening of The Fabelmans in New York.

Further, Spielberg revealed the reason behind The Fabelmans making at the Toronto International Film Festival, saying, “I remember, as the death toll mounted, we kept watching the reports of what was happening throughout the country and the world, and I kept thinking, ‘What is this going to mean for humanity? How far is this pandemic going to actually take us?’” he said. “And I thought, ‘This is something I’ve got to get out of me now.”