The Twilight star Robert Pattinson who is famous for his handsome looks and acting chops have been finally cast as Batman. Matt Reeves who has been helmed the job of the director was looking for a young actor. While there were many contenders for the role of the caped crusader, Robert Pattinson seems to come out at the top. Here are all the details about the upcoming Batman movie.
The youngest Batman
Robert Pattison, the English actor who started his career with Harry Potter and the Goblet of fire is just 33 years old. Looking at the previous actors, Robert will be the youngest actor to play the role of Batman in any movie.
While age is not related to talent, Robert has proved himself to be an incredible actor with his previous works. They were always looking at a younger cast as Matt Reeves wanted the Batman movie to be set in the past. It will explore the earlier detective days of Bruce Wayne before he becomes the tough and hardened Batman.
As of now, there is no official confirmation, but the reports are as good as true about Robert Pattinson as the new Batman. Earlier rumors were putting John Krasinski Nicholas Hoult, Armie Hammer, Aaron Taylor Johnson, and Robert Pattinson as the top contender for the role of Batman.
While all the actors match the criteria for the role, being around 20 to 30 years old and a tall height. The final choice was between Robert and Armie, where they are going forward with Robert Pattinson. It is also rumored that Armie Hammer is in talks to play Green Lantern, joining Batman and others in Justice League.
The Batman movie Details
Matt Reeves, the director of the new Batman movie has finished the script for the movie. The movie will set around 10 years in the past and feature a young Bruce Wayne solving a murder mystery. The Batman movie will focus more on the detective skills of Batman and will also have that horror and noir feel.
Filming for the Batman movie starring Robert Pattinson movie will start around this Summer. It is in talks to release around the start of 2021, and Matt Reeves is planning a whole trilogy. The roles of Alfred and James Gordon will be played by the same actors.
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