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The Batman: Robert Pattinson Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Batman Has Halted Production After Robert Pattinson Tested Positive For COVID-19

British actor Robert Pattinson arrives to attend the 11th Annual Governors Awards gala hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on October 27, 2019. (Photo by Chris Delmas / AFP) (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images)

Warner Bros. has halted production of The Batman after lead Robert Pattinson tested positive for COVID-19, Variety confirmed. According to a statement released by the studio, Pattinson is "isolating in accordance with established protocols" and filming will temporarily remain paused as the actor focuses on his health. The studio previously shut down production of the film back in March — along with several other entertainment projects — when the shelter-in-place orders were first issued as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak. While Pattinson has yet to comment on his health, we wish him a safe and speedy recovery.

Image Source: Getty / CHRIS DELMAS
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