Robert pattinson reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus, causing the filming of The batman being arrested just days after the superhero drama resumed work at studios outside London.
Warner Bros. would not comment on the health of an individual worker, sharing only this statement: “A member of The batman the production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolated according to established protocols. Filming is temporarily suspended. ” Vanity Fair confirmed by a well-placed source that Pattinson was the person who fell ill.
Production had already been halted, along with most other work in the entertainment industry, by March, when the quarantine lockdown first hit.
Pattinson’s rep did not immediately return a request for comment.
In the new film, directed by Planet of the Apes Filmmaker Matt Reeves, Batman is in his second year of vigilance trying to solve a series of gruesome serial murders. The affair pushes him to cross paths with Paul DanoIt’s the Riddler, Zoë KravitzSelina Kyle (before she became the criminal Catwoman), and underworld figure Oswald Cobblepot, nicknamed The Penguin behind her back, played by Colin Farrell.
Jeffrey Wright co-starred as curator James Gordon, Andy Serkis plays Alfred, Bruce Wayne’s loyal butler, and John Turturro east the gangsters Carmine Falcone.
“It’s a criminological experiment. He’s trying to figure out what he can do to finally change this place. You see he plots what he’s doing, and he sees that he doesn’t have the effect he wants to have yet, ”Reeves recently said at the DC Fandome event that revealed the new tape. -ad. “The murders are starting to happen and the murders are starting to describe a Gotham story. This only reinforces what he knows about Gotham, but opens up a whole world of corruption that has gone much further.
The film is slated for release in 2021.
This story has been updated with new information.
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