Robert Pattinson 'tests positive for coronavirus' as The Batman halts production

‘A member of The Batman production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols,’ says Warner Bros

Clémence Michallon
New York City
Friday 04 September 2020 09:30
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Production on The Batman has paused after Robert Pattinson has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus.

Warner Bros confirmed in a statement to Vanity Fair that a member of the production has tested positive for the virus, but did not confirm the identity of that person.

Vanity Fair and other outlets have identified the production member as Pattinson, who plays the title role.

The Independent has contacted Pattinson’s representative as well as Warner Bros for more information.

“A member of The Batman production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols,” Warner Bros said in a statement.

“Filming is temporarily paused.”

Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne in the first trailer for 'The Batman'

The UK production of The Batman previously stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic.

It had recently resumed in London.

The film, directed by Matt Reeves and also starring Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, and Jeffrey Wright, is scheduled for release in October 2021.

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