The Batman Halts Filming After Robert Pattinson Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Warner Bros.’ The Batman has suspended filming in the United Kingdom after star Robert Pattinson tested positive for COVID-19.


A Warner Bros. spokesperson said in a statement:

“A member of ‘The Batman’ production has tested positive for Covid-19 and is isolating in accordance with established protocols. Filming is temporarily paused.”


Director Matt Reeves, in a panel during DC FanDome, revealed that The Batman takes place during “Year Two” of the Dark Knight’s emergence — before his enemies have become full-fledged supervillains.


Pattinson is playing the Caped Crusader in the movie, taking over the role from Ben Affleck, who starred as the Dark Knight in Batman V Superman: Dawn of JusticeSuicide Squad & Justice League.

The cast for The Batman also includes Zoe Kravitz as CatwomanPaul Dano as Riddler, Colin Farrell as the Penguin, John Turturro as crime boss Carmine Falcone, Jeffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon, Andy Serkis as AlfredPeter Sarsgaard, Jayme Lawson and the Carver Twins are also on the call sheet.

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