EXCLUSIVE | ‘Bulletproof’ Season 2: How the coronavirus lockdown has affected the cast of the show

The coronavirus pandemic has been a making an attempt time for everybody and we have all discovered our personal little methods of coping. The cast of ‘Bulletproof’ aren’t any totally different. With ‘Bulletproof’ Season 2 all set to debut in the US after its profitable run in the UK, MEA WorldWide (1) caught up with ‘Bulletproof’ cast members David Elliot, Vanessa Vanderpuye and Stavros Zalmas to speak about the lockdown and the way they have been coping with it.

“Lockdown has been an fascinating one,” says David Elliot, who performs Jonesy on the show. “I additionally write and I am beginning to direct a bit bit as nicely. So the factor that it is allowed me to do is it is compelled me to sit down down and end up all the scripts.” He continues, “On the right-hand aspect of issues, work remains to be with the ability to stick with it. You may nonetheless do your conferences on Zoom and in the meantime, every little thing is shelved so the factor that it is allowed you to do is simply take a breath and admire the issues that we’ve.”

David Elliot (IMDb)

“It is an intense time, clearly,” David provides. “The one factor that it has been onerous on is folks’s psychological well being. So I feel train has been key for me to ensure day-after-day, you simply have heaps of workout routines and check out to not eat too many snacks. That is my solely drawback.”

Train is one thing that is really helpful for folks staying at residence beneath lockdown and Vanessa Vanderpuye, who performs Arjana Pike in Season 2, has additionally been taking care of her health. “It was actually onerous the first few weeks however I simply needed to channel my power into optimistic issues in phrases of finding out my web site, my health regime and simply checking in on family and friends, as a result of I do not assume I’ve sat nonetheless for a very long time all yr, I have been on the go,” she says.

Earlier, we had interviewed Ashley Walters, co-lead on the show, and he had additionally talked about how a strict work-out regime has been serving to preserve him occupied. “I’ve discovered that sticking to fairly a strict regime and routine whereas in isolation has saved me sane to this point,” Walters says. “It’s onerous whenever you’re used to being lively and connecting with folks, however I’ve obtained a lot carried out that I used to be laying aside. Spending this high quality time with my spouse and children has been priceless.”

Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters in Bulletproof (IMDb)

This season, the show can also be including Stavros Zalmas to the cast as the worldwide gangster Alex Markides. In our dialog, Zalmas had a considerate message to share for all the folks of the world, and particularly frontline staff who’re braving the risks of the virus day-after-day.

“This insanity that hit the world known as COVID-19 is only a surreal factor to expertise. I’d by no means in my life take into account {that a} pandemic would come and simply ‘freeze’ our lives and plans for some time to such an extent,” Zalmas says. “I’ve issues and initiatives in my thoughts however for the time being, they’re postponed till all this COVID-19 is completed from our lives, which I hope will probably be quickly. I want to take the alternative and want for all the folks round the world to try to keep protected and wholesome, and in addition to thank all the medical doctors, nurses, medical workers and all the folks in the entrance line that put their lives in peril day-after-day for humanity.”

Catch all of them in motion when ‘Bulletproof’ Season 2 premieres in the US on June 10 at 9 pm ET on The CW.

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