Batman star Robert Pattinson 'tests positive for Covid-19'

British actor Robert Pattinson tested COVID-19 positively, news media announced on Thursday, halting “The Batman” production and highlighting the industry’s struggle to return to business after months of pandemic shutdown.
Warner Bros., a film studio, said in a statement that “a member of the production of ‘The Batman’ in Britain had tested the coronavirus positively, but did not give a name. “Filming is suspended temporarily,” the statement from the studio said but did not say how long.
Variety, the Hollywood Reporter, and Vanity Fair all quoted sources as saying Pattinson, the star of the movie, was the person who tested positive.
Read Also: Akon Unveiled its “futuristic” $6 billion City in Senegal Motivated by Black Panther
The members of Warner Bros. and Pattinson had not returned calls for comment. It was not clear to what degree Pattinson, 34, was suffering from COVID-19 symptoms most well known for his breakout role in the vampire movie series “Twilight.”
Just three days ago, the shooting of “The Batman” had resumed north of London after being shut down in mid-March, along with hundreds of other films and TV shows around the world due to coronavirus.
According to Hollywood trade outlets, the film, in which Pattinson stars as the comic book hero, has approximately three months of material left to shoot. Its release was pushed back from June 2021 to October 2021, earlier this year.
Development of films and television has been slow to get back on track in the United States under complicated safety measures like monitoring, quarantine, and social distancing on sets involving hundreds of crew members, makeup artists, performers, extras, and other production personnel.
Read Also: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom ‘Planning to Raise Their Newborn Baby Daisy in the UK’
Some productions have restarted in London or in Eastern Europe, including Universal Pictures’ “Jurassic World: Conquest,” while the cast of the “Avatar” sequel is back at work in New Zealand, where the coronavirus was kept in place.
In July, Tom Cruise received permission to shoot parts of Norway’s next “Mission Impossible” thriller without the quarantine criteria. However, Variety confirmed two cruise ships were employed by the production to house the crew in order to keep them away from the locals.

Website | + posts

Delivering World Breaking News

More Stories

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Planning to Raise Their Newborn Baby Daisy in the UK

Nasiru Eneji Abdulrasheed

Akon Unveiled its "futuristic" $6 billion City in Senegal Motivated by Black Panther


Reality Show ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ Is Set to End in 2021


Wizkid Returns Home With 'Made in Lagos' Album


NASA and SpaceX sets Tom Cruise Trip Date to Film on Board the ISS in October 2021


Burna Boy and Chris Martin Pay Tribute to SARS and Racist Victims During Their Performance at the BET Hip Hop Awards

Nasiru Eneji Abdulrasheed

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Homepage for World Breaking News

Forsige uses cookies to improve your experience. Are you OK with this? You can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy