Los Angeles: Warner Bros.’ much awaited revival “The Batman” was halted again after the star of the production, Twilight star Robert Pattinson tested positive for COVID-19.
The filming for ‘The Batman’ was resumed on September 1 after the pandemic induced lockdown. This gives a clean picture of the struggles of film industry to get back to business after the lockdown.
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Warner Bros. confirmed on Thursday, in a statement that the shoot for the film was “temporarily paused” and that “a member of ‘The Batman’ production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols.” But did not give a name.
However, Variety, the Hollywood Reporter and Vanity Fair all cited sources reported the person who tested positive was Pattinson, the film’s star.
In this movie ‘The Batman” Pattinson plays as, the comic book hero, young Bruce Wayne. The filming was paused in early March due to pandemic lockdown with 25 per cent of the film shot. The film was supposed to release on earlier this year, but pushed back to June 2021 and then to October 2021.
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