Production on the upcoming DC Cinematic film ‘The Batman’ has halted production following the unfortunate news Robert Pattinson has contracted COVID-19. It was initially reported yesterday with no acknowledgment of who was actually dealing with the virus. Vanity Fair then broke the news that it was the film’s star. This is the second time the film has been paused in London. Pattinson’s reps have not confirmed the news at this time.
“A member of The Batman production has tested positive for Covid-19,” said Warner Bros. in a statement to the press. “and is isolating in accordance with established protocols. Filming is temporarily paused.”
Pattinson is not the only movie star dealing with COVID, as Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson shared on social media this week that his family and himself had dealt with the virus.
At the DC Fandome event a few weeks ago, this very dark gritty trailer for the upcoming film debuted. It is culled together for what director Matt Reeves said was just 25% of the film, leaving much work to be done on the superhero epic. The trailer really hit with alternative music fans due to the on-point use of the Nirvana’s morose song ‘Soming in the Way’. Learn more about that song and why it works so well for this story here.