Filming For The Batman Continues Despite A Backlash From Liverpudlians

Despite the backlash from locals after Liverpool entered the highest tier of the Covid-19 lockdown, Robert Pattinson filmed funeral scenes for The Batman.

Robert Pattinson cuts a sombre figure as he films funeral scenes for The Batman in Liverpool... despite backlash from locals after the city enters the highest tier of COVID-19 lockdown
Robert Pattinson/Picture credit: Daily Mail

Despite the backlash from locals after Liverpool entered the highest tier of the Covid-19 lockdown, Robert Pattinson filmed funeral scenes for The Batman.

The 34-year-old actor cut a sombre as he attended the funeral Gotham`s mayor. A co-star  Zoe Kravitz, who plays the villainous Catwoman joined him as filming continued at Liverpool’s St George’s Hall.

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Taking the role of a millionaire Bruce Wayne, Robert appeared at the mayor`s funeral swatches of mourners.

Many Liverpudlians have been infuriated by the decision for The Batman to continue filming and questioned how work can continue when the city being on a “very high” Covid-19 alert.

“There were hundreds in Liverpool today filming the new Batman movie, no masks, no social distancing; this is perfectly acceptable yet we can’t get married, go to a funeral or visit a relative in a care home!” one frustrated local wrote on social media.

Another local said: “They shouldn’t be there in the first place. We’re in tier 3 lockdown so if the government want us to follow the rules Hollywood actors and the crew should also be following the rules and technically shouldn’t be filming in Liverpool whilst in lockdown. Batman can suck it.”

 

The night before the new restrictions to curb the coronavirus which has seen pubs closing a video emerged showing many partying in the city`s streets. Following the footage Piers, Morgan took to Twitter, condemning Liverpudlians for the “disgraceful behaviour”.

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“Absolutely disgraceful scenes in Liverpool, which already has 2nd worst coronavirus infection rate in Europe. Imagine how health workers in the city must feel watching this?” he wrote.
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