Twilight and Harry Potter actor Robert Pattinson might be the following Batman. Variety stories that Pattinson will play the Caped Crusader within the new standalone movie, The Batman, which is releasing in June 2021. The movie is directed by Matt Reeves, who made the most recent Planet of the Apes films.
Deadline, nonetheless, stories that the deal is not finished but. X-Men actor Nicholas Hoult can be reportedly a best choice to play Batman within the movie. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. likes each actors, however Pattinson is the No. 1 selection at this stage.
The Hollywood Reporter additionally weighed in. Their sources stated Armie Hammer and Aaron Taylor-Johnson have been additionally thought-about for the position of Batman within the film.
Pattinson or Hoult will take over as Batman from Ben Affleck, who performed the character in Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad, and Justice League. At 29, Hoult can be the youngest-ever actor to play Batman. As would Pattinson at age 32. Other actors to have donned the cowl embrace Christian Bale, George Clooney, Val Kilmer, and Michael Keaton, amongst others.
“Warner Bros., in giving Reeves plenty of time to develop the script, is hoping the latest iteration of the DC icon is done right, following the disappointments of Batman v Superman and Justice League,” in response to Variety.
Sources informed Variety that filming may start on The Batman later this 12 months or early 2020.
The Batman can be Pattinson’s newest venture with Warner Bros. He’s additionally set to look in Christopher Nolan’s untitled “event movie” that is popping out in July 2020.
Affleck–who received Oscars for Good Will Hunting and Argo–was initially hooked up to put in writing, direct, and star in a brand new Batman film referred to as The Batman. However, he ultimately dropped out. Explaining his choice to depart, Affleck informed Jimmy Kimmel that he “couldn’t crack it.”