Entertainment Movies Julia Roberts and George Clooney's 'Ticket to Paradise' Pauses Production Due to COVID: Source A source close to the Ticket to Paradise production confirms to PEOPLE that it "has been temporarily suspended" and "will recommence at a later date" By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE since 2016. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 18, 2022 04:26 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Mike Marsland/Getty; Tommaso Boddi/FilmMagic Production on Julia Roberts and George Clooney's romantic comedy Ticket to Paradise has paused due to COVID-19. A source close to the Universal Pictures production confirms to PEOPLE that filming "has been temporarily suspended" due to the virus, "and will recommence at a later date." According to Variety, the pause in production is due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the Australian state of Queensland, where the movie is being filmed. Roberts, 54, and Clooney, 60, have reportedly flown back to the United States for the time being, sources told the outlet. A rep for the film's director and co-writer, Ol Parker, did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's requests for comment. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human-interest stories. Julia Roberts and George Clooney. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Broadway Shows Face a Slew of Shutdowns Due to Positive COVID Tests Variety previously reported that in Ticket to Paradise, Roberts and Clooney play a divorced couple who travel to Bali to prevent their daughter from getting married. The two Oscar winners previously worked together on Ocean's Eleven and 2016's Money Monster. Last month, Clooney and Roberts were spotted on the set of the upcoming romantic comedy in Australia's Gold Coast. Ticket to Paradise also stars Kaitlyn Dever and Billie Lourd, who recently opened up on Instagram about working in Australia while mourning the five-year anniversary of mom Carrie Fisher's death. RELATED VIDEO: Chicago Fire Shuts Down Production for Two Weeks After Positive COVID-19 Tests Ticket to Paradise is the latest film to get the yellow light as a result of the ongoing pandemic, joining productions that previously paused due to COVID-19 like Jurassic World: Dominion, The Batman and Mission: Impossible 7. As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from the CDC, WHO and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.