Production has finally resumed on The Batman following a brief shutdown after Robert Pattinson tested positive for the coronavirus.
At the start of September, fans were shocked to learn that work on The Batman had to be halted after the film’s lead, Robert Pattinson, had tested positive for covid-19. And now two weeks later, following the correct quarantine precautions, production on the highly-anticipated comic book movie has finally resumed. The news comes soon after official promotional art for the film was revealed, showing off a better look at the Caped Crusader.
Variety revealed the news that work on Robert Pattinson’s The Batman has picked up again with a statement from Warner Bros. explaining that the cast and crew followed the right protocols before resuming filming once again. There were initially reports that the film would keep shooting without Pattinson as much as possible, but this was quickly debunked. Sets and props were built in the two-week period, but that was all.
“Following a hiatus for COVID 19 quarantine precautions, filming has now resumed on The Batman in the U.K.,”
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Plot details for The Batman are being kept under wraps, but we know that the project will revolve around Robert Pattinson as a younger Bruce Wayne, chronicling Batman during his formative years as Gotham City’s protector. The Batman will also feature the hero making use of his detective skills more than what we’ve seen before in previous iterations of the character. It is also expected to be the first installment to a new Batman trilogy with Pattinson.
Directed by Matt Reeves from a script he co-wrote with Mattson Tomlin, the film stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as the Riddler, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gil Colson, Jayme Lawson as Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred Pennyworth, and Colin Farrell as the Penguin.
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