Vanity Fair reports that The Batman star Robert Pattinson has tested positived for the coronavirus.
According to Vanity Fair, Robert Pattinson is the individual who tested positive for COVID-19 on the set of The Batman, causing production on the project to be halted for the second time. The Matt Reeves-directed movie had been filming for three days before Warner Bros. was forced to shut it down.
Earlier today, Warner Bros. announced that Robert Pattinson’s The Batman had another coronavirus-related setback after one of the film’s crew members tested positive for COVID-19. At the time, Warner Bros. had the following to say on the matter:
“A member of ‘The Batman’ production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols. Filming is temporarily paused.”
Recent set photos showed the crew of The Batman testing the Batmobile ahead of filming. The production is currently based at at the Warner Bros. studio at Leavesden in Hertfordshire.
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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Source: Vanity Fair