The Batman has been struck by more delays amidst the Covid-19 crisis, as Robert Pattinson’s stunt double has supposedly evaluated favorable for the virus.
According to reports on Wednesday, the star’s stuntman and his bubble need to now isolate for ten days, making it the third time coronavirus has affected production.
Robert tested favorable for the infection back in September, while another stunt double had contracted it in November, causing more hold-ups in the middle of the global pandemic.
Obstacle: The Batman ‘has actually been struck by Covid-19 delays AGAIN as Robert Pattinson’s stunt double tests favorable for coronavirus’, it was reported on Wednesday
According to, the crew were no longer able to film action scenes at Warner Bros Studios in Hertfordshire after the stunt double contracted the virus.
A source told the publication: ‘Shooting a smash hit of this scale is challenging enough without the hazard of Covid looming large.
‘ While this proves Warner Bros’ screening routine is working, having a lot of people far from set for 10 days is a headache the studio might do without, particularly when they are relying on the stunt group to deliver the film’s most magnificent scenes.’
Delays: The star’s stuntman and his bubble need to now isolate for ten days, making it the third time coronavirus has actually affected production (visualized: a stuntman in October).
Struggle: A source declared: ‘Having numerous people far from set for 10 days is a headache the studio might do without, particularly when they are relying on the stunt group’.
The source went on: ‘The movie is still on track to cover next month and when it does, I think everyone will be breathing a sigh of relief.’.
MailOnline has called Warner Bros. spokespeople for remark.
It follows filming was supposedly hit with yet another problem when a stuntman checked positive for Covid-19 in November.
At the time, sources claimed the stuntman, who became part of a bubble with nine other crew members, would not go back to set until Christmas after they all quarantined for 14 days.
Not the very first time: It comes after recording was apparently hit with yet another problem when a stuntman tested positive for COVID-19 in November, and Robert testing favorable in September.
The Batman has currently dealt with heavy delays after production was suspended for six months in March in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although a source said Robert and the film’s other stars were not impacted, it was believed that some stunt scenes due to be recorded Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden, Hertfordshire, were held off up until those impacted have actually completed their isolation.
One source stated at the time: ‘It’s quite disastrous.’.
MailOnline got in touch with representatives for Warner Bros. for comment at the time.
Disastrous: The Batman has actually currently been greatly delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, filming was suspended in March last year (pictured: Stunt doubles on set in October).
The Batman has already been greatly delayed by issues brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, with recording suspended in March last year when the break out began to spread out.
Production then resumed in September, but had actually be postponed yet once again when star Robert reportedly checked favorable for coronavirus.
An insider told MailOnline at the time: ‘Today is the very first day the primary production system has gone back to filming and there appear to be no other missteps at the moment.’.
Issues: Production then resumed in September, however had actually be postponed yet once again when star Robert (visualized in October) reportedly checked favorable, and the crew filmed scenes without the star.
In September, MailOnline revealed that production team were ‘working round the clock’ to try and film scenes without Robert after he contracted COVID-19 and was forced to self-isolate for 2 weeks.
The Hollywood star, who was comprehended to have actually shown up on set with a temperature level, had to keep away from filming for 14 days while he recuperated.
Colin Farrell is set to handle the villainous role of The Penguin, while Zoe Kravitz stars as Catwoman, together with Geoffrey Wright as Commissioner Gordon and Paul Dano as Edward Nashton/The Riddler.