Film studio Warner Bros. mentioned in a press release that “a member of ‘The Batman’ manufacturing” in Britain had examined optimistic for the coronavirus, however didn’t give a reputation. “Filming is briefly paused,” the studio’s assertion added, however didn’t say for a way lengthy.
Selection, the Hollywood Reporter and Self-importance Truthful all cited sources as saying the one who examined optimistic was Pattinson, the movie’s star.
Warner Bros. and Pattinson’s representatives didn’t return calls in search of remark. It was not clear to what extent Pattinson, 34, greatest identified for his breakout position within the vampire film sequence “Twilight,” was struggling COVID-19 signs.
Filming of “The Batman” had resumed north of London solely three days in the past after being shut down in mid-March, together with dozens of different motion pictures and TV exhibits world wide as a result of coronavirus.
The film, wherein Pattinson stars because the comedian e book hero, has about three months of fabric left to shoot, in keeping with Hollywood commerce retailers. Its launch was pushed again earlier this yr from June 2021 to October 2021.
Film and TV manufacturing has been sluggish to get going once more in the US beneath complicated security procedures that embrace testing, quarantine and social distancing on units that make use of dozens of crew members, make-up artists, actors, extras and different manufacturing employees.
Some productions, together with Common Photos’ “Jurassic World: Dominion,” have restarted in London or in Jap Europe, whereas the solid of the “Avatar” sequel is again at work in New Zealand, the place the coronavirus has been stored in test.
Tom Cruise in July received permission to shoot components of the subsequent “Mission Not possible” thriller in Norway with out having to observe quarantine necessities. Nevertheless, Selection reported that the manufacturing has employed two cruise ships to deal with the crew to maintain them other than locals.