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Robert Pattinson Reportedly Optimistic For COVID-19 As ‘The Batman’ Filming Pauses [UPDATE]


Robert Pattinson has examined constructive for COVID-19, based on a number of shops, halting manufacturing on the upcoming superhero thriller “The Batman.” 

Filming on the Matt Reeves-directed blockbuster resumed solely three days in the past following an almost six-month hiatus after the worldwide pandemic shuttered manufacturing in March.

Warner Bros. confirmed on Thursday {that a} crew member had certainly examined constructive, however didn’t point out Pattinson by title. 

“A member of ‘The Batman’ manufacturing has examined constructive for COVID-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols. Filming is briefly paused,” a Warner Bros. Photos spokesperson advised Selection.

Self-importance Honest was first to interrupt the the information, citing numerous “extremely positioned” sources who revealed Pattinson is definitely the unnamed crew member in query.

Representatives for Pattinson and the studio didn’t instantly return PoliFonics’s request for remark. 

The coronavirus pandemic has proved extra threatening than any member of the Darkish Knight’s rouges’ gallery, as forged and crew on “The Batman” have been solely seven weeks deep into filming within the U.Okay. at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden earlier than manufacturing first shut down earlier this yr. 

On the time, Reeves mentioned “The Batman” was 1 / 4 of the way in which full, with practically three months left of filming. Reeves, nonetheless, has since managed to maintain followers engaged with a gritty first look at Pattinson donning the signature cape and cowl in a trailer launched final month on the DC FanDome conference.

The movie remains to be set to be launched in theaters Oct. 1, 2021, after the studio shelved its preliminary launch date of June 25, 2021.

“The Batman” is following considerably precariously within the footsteps of “Jurassic World: Dominion,” which was the primary main studio movie to renew manufacturing beneath new security measures at U.Okay.’s Pinewood Studios in July.

Shortly after manufacturing started on the third movie of the franchise, reviews circulated that crew members on set had examined positively for COVID-19, main many to imagine that it was far too early and dangerous to get again to work. 

However Common later denied the claims, stating that “any reviews indicating that Jurassic World: Dominion has halted manufacturing are categorically unfaithful.”

Regardless of the delays, the hype surrounding “The Batman” stays sturdy, with followers reacting positively to the primary teaser trailer. Becoming a member of Pattinson in an all-star lineup is Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman/Selina Kyle, Paul Dano as The Riddler/Edward Nashton, Jeffrey Wright as James Gordon, Andy Serkis as Alfred and an unrecognizable Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot, aka The Penguin. 

Watch the teaser trailer beneath. 

This story has been up to date all through to replicate reviews of Robert Pattinson testing constructive for COVID-19.