Actor Robert Pattinson tests positive for Covid-19, pausing production of 'The Batman': U.S. media

LOS ANGELES- Actor Robert Pattinson has tested positive for COVID-19, causing production in Britain on the set of his film “The Batman” to pause, Vanity Fair and the Hollywood Reporter reported on Thursday. Warner Bros., the Hollywood studio behind the movie, said in a statement that “a member of’ The Batman’ production” had tested positive for the coronavirus, but did…

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Robert Pattinson has tested positive for COVID-19, causing production in Britain on the set of his film “The Batman” to pause, Vanity Fair and the Hollywood Reporter reported on Thursday.

Warner Bros. <T.N>, the Hollywood studio behind the movie, said in a statement that “a member of ‘The Batman’ production” had tested positive for the coronavirus, but did not give a name. “Filming is temporarily paused,” the Warner Bros. statement added.

Vanity Fair and the Hollywood Reporter cited unnamed sources as saying the person who tested positive was Pattinson, the film’s star.

(Reporting by Jill Serjeant)

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