Actor Robert Pattinson, best known for playing the vampire role in the Twilight movie series, has been tested positive for the coronavirus, reported many Hollywood news websites. The actor was filming for The Batman in the UK when he got to know about his diagnosis. The Batman production halted the shoot immediately and released an official statement. The press release did not carry the name of the production member and read, ‘a member of The Batman production’ has contracted COVID-19 and that the ‘filming is temporarily paused.’Also Read - Moderna Begins Next Phase of Omicron-specific Booster Trial in Adults After Pfizer-BioNTech | Read Details

Both The Hollywood Reporter and Vanity Fair wrote about Pattinson getting COVID in their news reports. The 34-year-old actor has not released any official statement on his part yet. Also Read - COVID Restrictions in These 10 States of India For Domestic Travellers, Read On

The shooting for The Batman began in London three days back after the production resumed work following the lockdown in mid-March. There’s still three months of shooting left to be done. Also Read - Covishield and Covaxin To Get Regular Market Approval From DCGI Soon, Each Dose Likely To be Capped at Rs 275

Earlier, Hollywood star Dwayne Johnsson announced that he, along with his wife and two daughters had contracted the virus but they have recovered now. The actor took to Instagram to post a video message in which he talked about his diagnosis.