Holy COVID, Batman! Robert Pattinson Reportedly Tests Positive For Coronavirus, ‘The Batman’ Production On Pause

Robert Pattinson

Batman followers could have to attend a bit of longer to see the following flick starring the Caped Crusader. That’s as a result of Robert Pattinson, aka the Battinson, reportedly examined constructive for coronavirus mere days after the movie resumed manufacturing in London following a months-long hiatus. Production has as soon as once more been halted, leaving the following chapter of the Darkish Knight within the lurch.

“A member of ‘The Batman’ production has tested positive for COVID-19 and is isolating in accordance with established protocols,” a Warner Bros. spokesperson informed NBC Information in a press release yesterday. “Filming is temporarily paused.”

Whereas there’s no official affirmation from the studio or Pattinson’s publicist that the Twilight actor is the troubled one, the New York Instances cites two unnamed sources who say it’s the Patman. Production of the movie — which additionally stars Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as Riddler, and Colin Farrell as Penguin — remains to be rumored to be wrapped by the tip of the yr with an Oct. 1, 2021 launch date.

As bummed as we’re to listen to this dangerous bat information, Pattinson himself is unquestionably dissatisfied within the prognosis and subsequent manufacturing delay.

”There’s so few issues in life the place folks passionately care about it earlier than it’s even occurred,” Pattinson mentioned concerning the legendary function earlier this yr in a GQ interview. “You can almost feel that pushback of anticipation, and so it kind of energizes you a little bit. It’s different from when you’re doing a part and there’s a possibility that no one will even see it. Right? In some ways it’s, I don’t know… It makes you a little kind of spicy.”

Let’s hope Pattison pulls by and reclaims that, um, spice so we are able to see if he proves himself worthy of the bat go well with.

Cowl Picture: Warner Bros.


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