Coronavirus: ‘The Batman’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ are Allowed to Resume Filming in the UK

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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 23: Actor Robert Pattinson attends the 'On The Road' premiere during the 65th Cannes Film Festival on May 23, 2012 in Cannes, France (Editorial credit: Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com)

After the Coronavirus pandemic shutdown of all filming productions across the UK, movies such as The Batman are allowed to continue filming.

The British Film Commission and the British Film Institute came together to create a list of guidelines that the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Public Health England and the Health and Safety Executive, meaning the United Kingdom film and TV production can start filming.

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These new guidelines allow for productions to start filming if each episode costs more than £1m GBP (approx. $1.24m USD). Self-employed freelance film and TV workers will also be allowed to return back to work after the new guidelines.

According to Screenrant, these guidelines including training, physical social distancing, and temperature checks. While the rule has been passed in the UnitedKingdom, it is still up to productions to decide if they are going to film. Warner Bros.’ ‘The Batman’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ is still taking precautions and will start safely filming as soon as possible.

Robert Pattinson’s ‘The Batman’ was set to release on June 25, 2021, but is now expected to hit theaters on October 1, 2021.

In other related news, Georgia releases Coronavirus COVID-19 best practices guide for the state’s film and television industry as the Peach State prepares for productions. Georgia is the first state to establish official safety guidelines for film and TV productions to start filming.

Gov. Brian Kemp announced on Friday a filming guide for Georgia. Included are recommendations developed with studio officials and production companies.

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