One day after one Hollywood star shared his story about COVID-19, another Hollywood leading man has reportedly tested positive.
Variety reported today (September 3) that Warner Bros. has suspended the filming of The Batman in the United Kingdom after a member of the production tested positive but did not identify the individual
Vanity Fair reported that the individual is lead actor Robert Pattinson, who was cast in the role of the caped crusader, and allegedly tested positive for the coronavirus while filming the superhero blockbuster.
The Batman’s cast includes Zoê Kravitz, Paul Dano, Peter Sarsgaard, John Turturo, Colin Farrell, Jeffrey Wright, Jayme Lawson, Barry Keoghan, and Andy Serkis.
The theatrical release of The Batman had already been postponed to October 1, 2021, after production, which began in January, was suspended in March due to the pandemic.
Yesterday (September 2), action star Dwayne Johnson revealed that he and his family had all tested positive for the virus about three weeks ago and are now recovering.
Other screen stars who have tested positive for the coronavirus are Antonio Banderas, Lena Dunham, Alyssa Milano, Kevin Hart,Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, Hawaii Five-O's Daniel Dae Kim, Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina Dhowre, Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen, and Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.