<h4>Production on \u201cThe Batman\u201d, starring Robert Pattinson, has been suspended once again, just days after it resumed at studios outside London, after a six-month delay.<\/h4>\r\nIn a statement on Thursday, Warner Bros. confirmed that filming was \u201ctemporarily paused\u201d and that \u201ca member of "The Batman" production has tested positive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols.\u201d\r\n\r\nHowever, multiple reports claim that it was the British star who has contracted coronavirus based on the statements of two people with knowledge of the production.\r\n\r\nPattinson, who also co-stars in the current cinema hit Tenet, has not commented on the reports.\r\n\r\n[caption id="attachment_147264" align="aligncenter" width="600"]<img class="wp-image-147264 size-full" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2020\/09\/5d279e7521a8612bea6b22c6.jpg" alt="Robert Pattinson" \/> Robert Pattinson[\/caption]\r\n\r\nPattinson plays a young Bruce Wayne early in his career as the <a href="https:\/\/en.wikipedia.org\/wiki\/Batman" target="_blank">Gotham City superhero<\/a>. Pattinson follows in the footsteps of Christian Bale, Ben Affleck, Michael Keaton, and George Clooney playing the DC comic-book vigilante.\r\n\r\nThe Batman is a reboot of the Batman film franchise. It is produced by DC Films and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.\r\n\r\nThe film is directed by Matt Reeves, who wrote the screenplay with Peter Craig.\r\n\r\nThe Batman was initially due for release in June 2021 but has been <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/the-batman-release-delayed-due-to-coronavirus\/" target="_blank">delayed<\/a> to October 2021.\r\n\r\nLast month, Warner Bros. released the first two-minute teaser for the film during a virtual event.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/youtu.be\/NLOp_6uPccQ\r\n\r\nThe production first shut down in March due to the ongoing pandemic, which has staggered the entertainment industry. The film resumed shooting last September.\r\n\r\nMonths later, with high infection rates keeping big movie studios from restarting production in California, they were pressured to get their production running again, have turned their focus to overseas shooting.\r\n\r\nThe news of Pattinson\u2019s diagnose came a day after <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/dwayne-johnson-family-have-coronavirus-but-no-longer-contagious\/" target="_blank">Dwayne Johnson<\/a>, the actor and former wrestler known as the Rock, announced on Instagram that he and his family had recently tested positive for the virus.\r\n\r\nJohnson revealed they had become infected around two and a half weeks ago, from \u201cvery close family friends.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe global pandemic, like everyone around the globe, had infected many famous personalities who have gone public with their results, such as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau\u2019s wife Sophie, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson, Madonna, Olga Kurylenko, Kevin Hart, as well as actor Idris Elba and his wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba.\r\n\r\nFurthermore, Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter, Aaradhya, husband Abhishek and father-in-law Amitabh, have contracted the virus.\r\n\r\nThe novel coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China, and has infected more than one million people and killed over 234,139 worldwide.\r\n\r\nThe virus is a new member of the Coronaviruses group, which was never identified in humans. The viruses\u2019 family also includes Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV), which cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases.\r\n\r\nCoronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people. Humans and animals such as mammals and birds can be affected by the disease.\r\n\r\nThe name coronavirus is derived from the Latin corona, meaning \u201ccrown\u201d or \u201chalo\u201d.\r\n\r\nOn February 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the official name for the disease caused by the new coronavirus is Covid-19, taken from the words \u201ccorona\u201d, \u201cvirus\u201d, and \u201cdisease\u201d.\r\n\r\nIn December 2019, an outbreak was reported in Wuhan, China. On 31 December 2019, the outbreak was traced to a novel strain of coronavirus, which was given the interim name 2019-nCoV by WHO, it was later renamed SARS-CoV-2 by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses.\r\n\r\nOn March 11, WHO declared coronavirus a global pandemic as the new virus has rapidly spread to more than 800,000 people from Asia to the Middle East, Europe, and the United States.\r\n\r\nTransmission of viruses between humans happens when someone comes into contact with an infected person\u2019s secretions, such as droplets in a cough.\r\n\r\nCoronavirus can also be transmitted by coming into contact with something an infected person has touched and then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes.\r\n\r\nIt is known that older people appear to be more vulnerable to the effects of the emerging virus.\r\n\r\nThe virus caused complete paralysis in all activities and events with large gatherings worldwide due to concerns over the spread of the virus.\r\n\r\nPeople across the globe partake in self-isolation for 14 days as an effective precautionary measure to protect those around them and themselves from contracting COVID-19.