'The Batman' resumes UK production after positive COVID case
The U.K. production of “The Batman” is starting up again after being shut down earlier this month when an individual tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for Warner Bros. said Thursday that filming had resumed after a hiatus for quarantine precautions. Robert Pattinson stars in the film from director Matt Reeves which had been on hiatus for almost six months because of the coronavirus pandemic. The positive case came just three days after “The Batman” had initially resumed shooting. “The Batman” was originally supposed to hit theaters in June 2021 but was pushed back to October 2021 because of the delays.
Colin Farrell and Andy Serkis in Talks to Join 'The Batman' Cast (Find Out Who's
Colin Farrell is in negotiations to round out the movie's gallery of rogues, according to multiple reports. Andy Serkis, meanwhile, is reportedly in talks to play Bruce Wayne's faithful butler and closest confidant, Alfred Pennyworth. Serkis' time in the superhero-verse was far more recent, playing the villainous Klaue in Marvel's Black Panther. Thus far, Reeves has confirmed all of The Batman castings on his Twitter, so expect to see GIFs of Farrell and Serkis on your timeline soon. RELATED CONTENT:Lenny Kravitz Is 'Very Excited' to See Daughter Zoe Kravitz Play Catwoman (Exclusive)Rihanna Responds to Rumors She's Been Cast as Poison Ivy in 'The Batman' (Exclusive)
Paul Dano Cast as The Riddler in 'The Batman'
Earlier this week, it was announced Zoe Kravitz will play Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson's Caped Crusader, while ET can now confirm that Paul Dano has been cast as Edward Nashton, aka The Riddler. The Riddler is a criminal mastermind and longtime Batman foe who made his comics debut in 1948's Detective Comics #140. The character was previously played onscreen by Frank Gorshin in the '60s TV series and by Jim Carrey in 1995's Batman Forever. The Batman is set to hit theaters on June 25, 2021. RELATED CONTENT:Christian Bale Is Excited for 'Fantastic' Robert Pattinson to Play Batman (Exclusive)Robert Pattinson Was 'F**king Furious' When His Batman Casting Was Leaked
Zoe Kravitz Will Play Catwoman to Robert Pattinson's Bruce Wayne in 'The Batman'
Zoe Kravitz is going from Monterey to Gotham City, where she's probably going to face just as many big little lies in The Batman. Kravitz has officially been cast as Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson's Caped Crusader, Warner Bros. confirms. Selina Kyle, better known as Catwoman, is a cat burglar and longtime love interest of Bruce Wayne, previously played by Michelle Pfeiffer in Batman Returns (1992), Halle Berry in Catwoman (2004) and Anne Hathaway in The Dark Knight Rises (2012). Funnily enough, Kravitz voiced the character in 2017's The Lego Batman Movie. RELATED CONTENT:Robert Pattinson Was 'F**king Furious' When His Batman Casting Was LeakedChristian Bale Is Excited for 'Fantastic' Robert Pattinson to Play Batman (Exclusive)
Kristen Stewart Says Ex Robert Pattinson Is 'the Only Guy' Who Could Play Batman
Kristen Stewart is backing her ex! Ever since it was confirmed that Robert Pattinson will be taking on the role of Batman in Matt Reeves The Batman, the actor has received mixed feedback from fans of the iconic character. Kristin Scott Thomas, Uma Thurman.Kristen Stewart, Kristen too! he added when reminded of one of his most famous screen pairings. Kristen Stewart as well, yeah, yeah, yeah.See more on Pattinson below. RELATED CONTENT:Kristen Stewart Opens Up About Robert Pattinson RomanceKristen Stewart Says She Was Misunderstood During 'Twilight' Fame: 'I Just Want People to Like Me'Robert Pattinson Gets Candid About Being in Public Relationships With Kristen Stewart and FKA Twigs
Robert Pattinson Was 'F**king Furious' When His Batman Casting Was Leaked
Robert Pattinson wasn't pleased when news got out that he was set to portray Batman. "When that thing leaked, I was f**ing furious," the 33-year-old actor tells Variety in a recent cover story. "It was terrifying," he says of the leak, which broke when he was promoting The Lighthouse at Cannes. I remember saying to Matt, 'It does feel quite transformative!' RELATED CONTENT:Kristen Stewart Opens Up About Robert Pattinson RomanceTaylor Swift and Joe Alwyn Double Date With Robert Pattinson and Suki WaterhouseRobert Pattinson to Play Batman -- It's Almost a Done Deal!