Last month, “The Batman” teaser trailer was released at the virtual DC FanDome event filled with a stellar cast. When the teaser trailer was released many people were aware that the movie was still in the progress of being finished due to production being stopped at the beginning of March, due to Covid-19 lockdowns. Production for “The Batman” resumed in London only days ago. However, on Thursday it was reported by Vanity Fair that production was once again going to be put on a halt due to a positive a Covid-19 test.
The person who has tested positive was the lead actor, Robert Pattinson, according to two people with knowledge of the production. Pattinson being the second celebrity that has been reported of testing positive for Covid-19 this week. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson also announced that he and his family tested positive for Covid-19 via Instagram.
Warner Bros. released a statement on Thursday, confirming that the filming was “temporarily paused” and that “a member of ‘The Batman’ production has tested positive for Covid-19.” They also stated in their statement that the person, “is isolating in their accordance with established protocols.”
Warner Bros. didn’t make any more comments beyond the statement that they decided to release about the situation.
“The Batman” was set to be released on October 1st, 2021. However, with the sudden halt, the release date could be pushed back once again. As Covid-19 continues to impact the world drastically, “The Batman” is one of the many films that is being pushed back from being played on the big screen in a movie theater. It seems like the film and television industry will take some time to go back to normal.
You could watch the teaser trailer for “The Batman” below.