The Batman star Robert Pattinson tests Positive for COVID-19. According to the reports in Variety, it has been revealed that Robert Pattinson has been diagnosed with Coronavirus amidst reports that filming of ‘The Batman‘ shut down only two days after starting back up.
According to the publication, production resumed on the film on September 1, and on Thursday (September 3), they received word that a member of the crew was diagnosed with COVID-19, but did not reveal the person’s identity and production was halted.
At the time of the shut down, Warner Bros. released the following statement, “A member of The Batman production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols. Filming is temporarily paused.”
Vanity Fair reported that it was lead actor Robert Pattinson that had the positive test.
The film ‘The Batman‘ is currently scheduled to be out on October 1, 2021. It is unclear if the release date of the film will be pushed given Robert‘s current condition.
The Batman stars Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as The Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon, Colin Farrell as The Penguin, and Andy Serkis as Batman‘s butler, Alfred Pennyworth.
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