Robert Pattinson Finally Breaks The Ice On Playing The Next Batman

Salena Harshini |Sep 05, 2019

The heavy backlash from DC fans for Robert Pattinson playing the next Batman seems not big a deal to him. The film will be out in 2021.

Robert Pattinson, who is best known for his role as a charming immortal vampire, seems to all geared up for the new iconic project, The Batman. Although there have been many whispers and talks among his admirers and the original comic fans ever since the news came round, the actor has remained unfazed.

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Until the very recent Variety interview, Pattinson finally broke the ice about him taking on the superhero role. He revealed that he grew up watching Batman films of Tim Burton and that he owned a Batman costume himself. He even said that it was like the sole outfit he had when he was little as he loved it way too much.

Post the news of the star being the next Batman after it was portrayed by several actors like Christian Bale, George Clooney, Ben Affleck, the Internet can’t keep calm. There are obviously also haters and people who are in doubt of his talents. However, he wasn’t affected by divergent opinions.

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Robert Pattinson said,

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The Batman trilogy to be released in the future will be the milestone for Pattinson’s first major project after his breakthrough in reputation for Twilight franchise.

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Robert Pattinson shared the reason why he waited such a long time for another huge film series since Twilight turned out to be a global phenomenon.

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Pattinson's fame rose like a kite with " Twilight"

He also indicated that maybe there was a sense of fear and that to go straight into something like that would have made him a bit nervous. Also, the first time wearing the Batsuit was a “transformative” experience.

He described that very moment,

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It was his first day on the set of Christopher Nolan directorial Tenet that Pattinson received the casting news. He shared, “I was like, ‘What a coincidence this is happening. It’s absolutely crazy.”

Moreover, the 33-year-old beau said that he took notes from Nolan as to what to do with the batman suit, such as how to move more in it.

Pattinson also shared how he felt about becoming the new face of the franchise that seems to never go out of trend.

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, said the actor.

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Robert Pattinson in "Light House"

Director Matt Reeves is going to be the helmer of Batman franchise starring Robert Pattinson. He was the maker of two instalments of Planet of the Apes, which made a big success too.

Ben Affleck was the last actor to portray the popular caped crusader in the cinema. His movies as Batman were Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League.

The first part of the upcoming trilogy, titled The Batman, is slated to go on floors in 2021 summer. Pattinson is expected to be released in Timothée Chalamet starrer The King and also, The Lighthouse, starring Willem Dafoe.


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