Robert Pattinson will portray the superhero in Matt Reeves’ upcoming superhero movie, “The Batman,” set to hit theaters on June 25, 2021, according to Variety.
According to Deadline, the 33-year-old “Twilight” actor will portray Bruce Wayne in a trilogy of films that Matt Reeves will direct.
Here’s what you need to know:
The Decision Was Between Robert Pattinson & Nicholas Hoult
Nicholas Hoult is a 29-year-old English actor with an impressive resume. He has starred in “Clash of the Titans,” “X-Men: First Class”, “Warm Bodies,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “X-Men: Apocolypse,” and “Deadpool 2.”
On the other hand, Pattinson has starred in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” all five of the “The Twilight Saga” films, “Remember Me,” “Water for Elephants,” “The Lost City of Z,” and “High Life.”
After the last Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Trilogy, starring Christian Bale, the role was given to Ben Affleck for two separate movies. Affleck starred in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Suicide Squad,” and “Justice League.”
According to Deadline, Reeves’ new film will track Bruce Wayne in the formative stages of Batman, which is why they needed an actor in his early 30s.
People Are Expressing Their Opinions on Twitter
One user maintains that Michael Keaton is Batman, and no one can ever live up to him.
Another user wondered if there would be a better love story for Bruce Wayne than there was for Edward Cullen.
Another user said Pattinson at Batman is fine, as long as they cast Hoult as Superman.
Another user suggested Robert Pattinson, “bulk up a little.”
Another user is fully behind the decision.