Robert Pattinson tests positive for coronavirus on set of ‘Batman’ The Express Tribune

Los Angeles:

British actor Robert Pattinson has tested positive for coronovirus on Thursday, news media reported on Thursday that production had been halted Batman And highlighting the industry’s struggles to get back into business after months of an epidemic-induced shutdown.

Movie studio Warner Bros. said in a statement that a “Batman production member” in the UK tested positive for coronavirus, but did not name one. The studio statement said that filming has been temporarily halted, but did not say how long.

Diversity, Hollywood reporter And Vanity Fair All sources said that the person who tested positive was called the film’s star Pattinson.

Representatives from Warner Bros. and Pattinson did not return calls seeking comment. It was unclear whether Pattinson, 34, is best known for his breakout role in the vampire film series “Twilight, “Was suffering from coronovirus symptoms.

Filming of “The Batman” resumed north of London only three days earlier in mid-March, with dozens of other films and TV shows around the world due to coronavirus.

According to Hollywood trade outlets, the film, which stars Pattinson as a comic book hero, has about three months of material left to shoot. This year, its release was pushed back from June 2019 to October 20121.

Movie and TV production has slowed down again in the United States under complex security procedures including testing, quarantine, and social disturbances on a set involving dozens of crew members, makeup artists, actors, extras and other production staff.

Some productions, including Universal Pictures Jurassic World: Dominion, Resumed in London or Eastern Europe, while cast Avatar The sequel is back to work in New Zealand, where coronoviruses are kept in check.

In July, Tom Cruise got permission to shoot the next part. Impossible Goal Without following exciting quarantine requirements in Norway. However, Variety reported that the crew hired two cruise ships to keep them apart from the locals.

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