The Batman filming has resumed in the UK after it was shut down on September 3 when a crew member tested positive for COVID-19 including the lead actor Robert Pattinson. Though Pattinson’s team did not confirm the news, it was Vanity Fair that revealed that the actor had tested positive.
According to Variety, a spokesperson for Warner Bros. Pictures said, “Following a hiatus for COVID 19 quarantine precautions, filming has now resumed on ‘The Batman’ in the U.K.”
“Robert Pattinson has been cleared to don on the cape and cowl again after his positive COVID-19 test brought production on the comic book movie to a standstill. The studio has never confirmed the identity of the person with the positive test and did not reveal any information about Pattinson’s condition or if anyone else on the production tested positive,” Variety further revealed.
Zoë Kravitz stars as Selina Kyle; Paul Dano as Edward Nashton, Jeffrey Wright as the GCPD’s James Gordon, John Turturro as Carmine Falcone, Peter Sarsgaard as Gotham D.A. Gil Colson, Barry Keoghan as Officer Stanley Merkel, Jayme Lawson as mayoral candidate Bella Reál, with Andy Serkis as Alfred and Colin Farrell as Oswald Cobblepot.
Based on characters from DC. Batman was created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.