Robert Pattinson, according to breaking news, got a positive result from the coronavirus test. And shooting “The Batman” in the UK was suspended again days after it started production again. Warner Bros. Earlier on Thursday, a team member confirmed that production was halted after the test result was positive. However, the identity of the person was not disclosed.
Vanity Fair first reported that Robert Pattinson was the person with the Coronavirus. A Warner Bros. “A member of the Batman production has tested positive for Covid-19 and is being isolated in accordance with security protocols,” said a spokesperson in a statement. The studio declined to comment on whether Pattinson was infected with the virus. The actor’s representative did not immediately respond to the request for comment.
Suspending production can be costly, depending on the time it takes Pattinson to self-isolate. “The Batman,” played by Pattinson as Caped Crusader, had about seven weeks of filming when they had to shut down the cameras in March due to the pandemic. The bold comic adaptation has about three months of material left to film. It is hoped that The Batman’s shooting will be finished by the end of the year.
Ever since the production of “The Batman” was put on hold, Warner Bros. it withdrew its screening. He plans to show the movie on the big screen on October 1, 2021. Matt Reeves directed “The Batman,” starring Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as Riddler, and Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon. Rounding out the cast are John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Jayme Lawson, Andy Serkis and Colin Farrell.