Covid-19 Shut Down His New Series, So Joseph Gordon-Levitt Created a YouTube Show Instead

Developed just weeks ago, the unscripted Create Together #WithMe debuts this month

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The Covid-19 crisis has brought most of Hollywood to a halt, leaving actors unsure of what their next job will be or when production will even resume.

For Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who was in the midst of writing, directing, executive producing and acting in the upcoming Apple TV+ drama Mr. Corman when production came to a standstill, the answer was clear: use his unexpected hiatus from one series to make yet another show.

“As I was here at home, I knew that if I wanted to stay positive and stay productive and stay sane, I’d have to stay creative, because that’s what makes me happy,” the actor—best known for films like Inception and (500) Days of Summer, and the sitcom 3rd Rock From the Sun—told Adweek.

That effort to stay creative became the genesis of Create Together #WithMe, his six-part miniseries that will premiere this month on YouTube as part of its new originals...



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