Batman production closed due to coronavirus


Batman director Matt Reeves says production of the film was halted due to concerns about the coronavirus.

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The Batman is the last superhero movie left out coronavirus. Director Matt Reeves made the announcement in a tweet Wednesday in response to a fan's question about whether the pandemic delayed filming.

"Yes, we have closed until it is safe for everyone to resume …" Reeves said in the cheep. "Everyone safe for now, thanks for asking, and stay safe too …"

Twilight actor Robert Pattinson plays Batman, while Colin Farrell plays Batman villain Oswald Cobblepot, better known as Penguin, and actor John Turturro plays Batman villain and Gotham mob boss Carmine Falcone. .

As gatherings of large groups of people are suspended, cinemas and film festivals close around the world. That affected the planned release of new movies from March through July, including Wonder Woman 1984, Marvel & # 39; s Black Widow, the James Bond thriller No Time to Die, Mulan, F9, and A Quiet Place Part 2.

The film was due to debut in theaters on June 25, 2021. It was not immediately clear if the delay would also delay its release.


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