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How 'Social Distance' filmed an entire show in quarantine: 'Like making a student film'

How 'Social Distance' filmed an entire show in quarantine: 'Like making a student film'
Mike Colter and his social-media star fern in Netflix's 'Social Distance.' - COURTESY OF NETFLIX/Netflix/TNS

There were just seven months between the day Hilary Weisman Graham came up with the idea for “Social Distance” and the Netflix series’ premiere Thursday.Normally, the process to make a TV show takes years and includes inception, pitching, casting, shooting and editing.“We wanted to get it out before the pandemic is over,” the “Orange is the New Black” writer told the Daily News of the coronavirus era-set show.Turns out, the pandemic isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, but “Social Distance” lives entirely in shutdowns, filmed on FaceTime and Zoom and Nest.Real-life couples and family members wer...

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