Warner Bros released an official statement confirming the casting of Robert Pattinson as the new Batman in Batman solo film.
Sorry Nicholas, It’s Robert Pattinson Who Will Save Gotham
From a broody vampire to brooding legend Bruce Wayne, Robert Pattinson is all set to dawn the cape and the mask.
For all the DC fanatics out there, there is one more reason to cheer as DCEU had decided upon its new Batman. Robert Pattinson has managed to bag the role of Bruce Wayne and he would be dawning the mask of the cape crusader in 2020, with Batman standoff movie all set to go into production.
The new Batman movie would be directed by Matt Reeves, who is also the writer of the movie. He alongside Warner Bros was directly involved in casting for the hero who would be saving Gotham in the years to come.
How did the casting process for new Batman go?
As a ritual, each actor who is about to play Batman has to go through a test where he is asked to wear the Bat suit dawned in the previous movie. The creators said the Reeves was impressed by Pattinson in this round and he managed to bag the role, defeating Nicholas Hoult.
What makes Robert Pattinson perfect Batman?
After the casting of Robert Pattinson as Batman was announced, there was a mixed feeling amongst the fans. While he rose to fame for his role as brooding Vampire in Twilight series, it’s his recent independent movies which made Reeves consider him for the role. Matt Reeves has full confidence in him and his acting chops and Reeves believe that Pattinson would be a perfect Batman.
What to expect from the new Batman movie?
Slated for a 2020 release, the new Batman movie featuring Robert Pattinson will showcase a Bruce Wayne in his early 30, still finding his feet and on his way to being the greatest detective ever. It will be different from Nolan’s Batman which showcased Batman’s two biggest villains and would be also different from recent Batman movies showcasing Ben Affleck as a retired Batman.
Expected release date for Batman movie: 2020
Director: Matt Reeves