Batman, The: Robert Pattinson Resumes Production in the UK in September

“The Batman” should resume shooting in early September in the U.K. at Warner Studios Leavesden.
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The reboot is directed by Matt Reeves (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”) and stars Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Jayme Lawson, Andy Serkis, and Colin Farrell.

The comic book adventure was 7 weeks into production when shooting was halted in March due to the pandemic. “The Batman,” which is said to be a grittier and more realistic take on the Dark Knight mythos, has approximately three months of material left to shoot. It could potentially be wrapped by the end of 2020. Crew members have been constructing sets for the film this month, which spurred rumors that filming could resume shortly. Those plans could be upended and cameras may not roll for several more weeks or months.

Robert Pattinson, who plays the new Batman, told GQ in May that he has been holed up in London during the COVID-19 shutdown. Other cast members have also been waiting in the U.K. during the pandemic or are expected to begin making their way back to the country soon.

Since production was paused, Warner, the studio behind the movie, delayed theatrical release. “The Batman” was set to debut on the big screen in June 2021 and will now open October 1, 2021.

Warner has already started production on “The Matrix 4” in Berlin.

Production will also likely resume on the next “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” film in the U.K. in September. Shooting on the fantasy adventure, the third in the series, was also postponed last spring.