Robert Pattinson has been signed to star in The Batman, the new Caped Crusader movie. The film, to be directed by Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, War for the Planet of the Apes), is scheduled to open in theaters in 2021.
Pattinson, 32, rose to fame playing vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight franchise. The actor reportedly won the part of Bruce Wayne/Batman over the X-Men movies' Nicholas Hoult. Pattinson inherits a role most recently played by Ben Affleck in 2017's Justice League.
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"Warner Bros. is lighting the Batsignal for Robert Pattinson."
What Hollywood Insiders Are Saying About Robert Pattinson and Batman
THIS JUST IN: His deal has closed and Robert Pattinson is officially the next Batman in Matt Reeves' #TheBatman. The film hits theaters on June 25, 2021.— Erik Davis (@ErikDavis) May 31, 2019
(IMO, they couldn't have picked a better dude to play the Bat. I'm ALL IN on R-Patz!) pic.twitter.com/jq48vGURRd
Why Robert Pattinson is an inspired choice to play Batman https://t.co/M3p3hdlQzk— The Independent (@Independent) May 31, 2019
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