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The Batman Returns to Production Following Robert Pattinson’s Coronavirus Diagnosis

The Bat’s again.
Gif: Warner Bros.

Hopefully this time round he’ll be taught there are higher masks than a cowl.

Two weeks in the past, lately resumed manufacturing on Matt Reeves’ The Batman hit a roadblock within the type of titular star Robert Pattinson contracting covid-19, forcing him right into a interval of quarantine. Manufacturing shut down fully, however evidently proper as Pattinson’s obligatory 14-day interval of isolation has come to shut, filming has gotten proper again on monitor.

“Following a hiatus for COVID-19 quarantine precautions, filming has now resumed on The Batman within the UK,” a Warner Bros. spokesperson instructed Deadline.

After an impressive first showing at DC Fandome, Reeves estimated that there have been nonetheless three-quarters of the movie left to shoot, after an almost six-month hiatus as a result of UK’s nationwide lockdown put a cease to filming earlier this 12 months. Pattinson’s contracting of the virus got here simply three days after resumption, so little question Reeves and Warner Bros. are desirous to get again on monitor as shortly as attainable.

The Batman had already been delayed out of summer time 2021 to an October 1, 2021 launch date earlier this 12 months—however on condition that its Fandome trailer had concluded with a imprecise 2021 window, whether or not that continues to be the case after this newest, shorter delay is unknown.

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James Whitbrook on io9, shared by Kaitlyn Jakola to Gizmodo