Stunt Doubles Liverpool Landmark As New Batman Movie Shooting Continues | UK News

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A stunt dressed as Batman has been pictured atop the Royal Liver Building in Liverpool – despite strict Level 3 coronavirus restrictions imposed in the city.

Filming for The Batman, a Hollywood film starring Robert Pattinson and Colin Farrell, has been taking place in the city for much of this week.

The stuntman, who was secured with a wire, was seen leaning over the famous monument on Thursday.

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Hollywood movie set in Liverpool despite coronavirus restrictions

Photographs of the production raised questions about how is able to move forward after Liverpool entered the government’s highest level of COVID-19 measures.

People are prohibited from socializing with other households indoors and outdoors.

Bars and pubs that don’t serve meals are closed – as well as gyms, betting shops and casinos.

A spokeswoman for Liverpool City Council previously said: ‘The new restrictions in Liverpool are currently having no impact on filming in the city area.

“The film office works closely with each production to ensure that COVID security measures are in place and are followed in accordance with rigorous industry protocols.

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Robert Pattinson’s brace was also seen on Wednesday. Pic: MEGA / GC images

Production on the film began in Glasgow earlier this year, but has been halted due to the pandemic.

It resumed months later but was again suspended as a precaution against the coronavirus.

The Batman, directed by Matt Reeves, will see Pattinson, 34, follow in the footsteps of actors such as Christian Bale, Ben Affleck, Val Kilmer, Michael Keaton and George Clooney playing the Dark Knight.

The film also stars Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, and Jeffrey Wright as Gotham City’s Chief Police Commissioner Gordon.

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