Robert Pattinson to play Batman – Here’s what fans have to say about the new caped crusader

After Ben Affleck, Christian Bale and George Clooney playing Batman on the silver screen, Robert Pattinson seems to have stepped in to take the story ahead. Robert Pattinson is popularly known for his portrayal of an endearing vampire; Edward Cullen in Twilight series and the actor is now readying to take up the big role of playing the caped crusader. According to a source close to Variety, Robert is in negotiations to play The Batman in Matt Reeves’ upcoming superhero film, which will hit the screen on June 25, 2021. While there is no official announcement from the makers, the report in Variety suggests that Robert is the topmost contender for the role. Batman could add to Pattison’s popularity and fans have already started theorising on his to the portrayal of the edgy super-hero. While few have welcomed Robert, Batman loyalists have demanded Ben Affleck. Here’s Twitter talk of fans, speculating over Robert Pattinson playing Batman:  

Christian Bale is the only one Batman. And Heat Ledger was the only one joker, Period #RobertPattinson Just doesn’t fit

— James Medina (@Jaimedina1) May 17, 2019


People are hating on #RobertPattinson for playing #Batman when the only movies they have seen for him are HARRY POTTER and TWILIGHT


— Pops (@paulinejakl) May 17, 2019


Well its already ruined, is a troll casting the actors since Bale stopped? #batman #wtfock

— II MetalizeR II (@TheMetalizer) May 17, 2019


When you hop on the internet and find out Robert Pattinson is the new Batman. #Batman

— Mitchell Underwood (@MitchBUnderwood) May 17, 2019


This is the first Time since Ben ffleck’s Batman i have been excited about Batman. Robert Pattinson will be the Best Batman yet. #Batman #RobertPattiinson #DcComics

— Gryffindor Prince (@Coolace32) May 17, 2019


idk what to think of Robert Pattinson being the new Batman…Christian Bale’s The Dark Knight trilogy will always be the best ?????? #Batman

— Erik Palma (@Erik_2435) May 17, 2019


#BenAffleck for me was the perfect #batman and Bruce Wayne But I’m not gonna be THAT guy and trash #RobertPattinson now
I’m gonna just wait and see

— Anthony (@_BrooklynBatman) May 17, 2019

  If finalised, Robert Pattinson could be the youngest actor to play Batman. Apart from this project, Robert will be seen in four films, namely High Life , The King , Waiting for the Barbarians and The Lighthouse , which will be screened at the ongoing 72 nd Cannes Film Festival. .storyTimeline{margin:10px 0;position:relative}.storyTimeline li{position:relative;margin:10px 0}.storyTimeline .timelineBox{padding:15px 35px 15px 75px;border:1px solid #f32646;border-radius:50px;height:60px;line-height:50px;width:93.5%;float:right;margin-bottom:20px}.storyTimeline .timelineBox:hover{padding:15px 35px 15px 75px;border:1px solid #f32646;border-radius:50px;height:60px;line-height:50px;width:93.5%;float:right;background-color:#ee0b84;color:#fff;background-color:red;background-image:linear-gradient(to right,#f42b8b,#f32646)}.storyTimeline .timelineBox:hover p{color:#fff!important}.storyTimeline .timelineBox p{font-size:16px!important;color:#333!important}.storyTimeline .timelineBox .tLtxt{width:95%;white-space:nowrap;display:inline-block;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis}.storyTimeline .timelineDate p{color:#f32646!important;font-size:12px!important}.storyTimeline .timelineDate{float:left;border:1px dashed #f32646;border-radius:30px;padding:3px 15px;line-height:15px;height:35px;background:#fff;margin-top:-66px}.storyTimeline .timelineBox:hover .fa{color:#fff}.timelineBox .fa{margin-top:5px;float:right;color:#f32646}.storyTheading{font-size:20px;text-transform:uppercase;font-weight:600}.storyTimeline a{text-decoration:none}

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  • Robert Pattinson to don the crusading bat-cape in Matt Reeves’ The Batman? Here’s what we know

    17th May 2019

  • Matt Reeves did NOT approach Armie Hammer to replace Ben Affleck as Batman – deets here

    20th February 2019

  • What! Matt Reeves replaces Ben Affleck with Armie Hammer as the new Batman?

    19th February 2019

  • ‘I couldn’t crack it,’ Ben Affleck opens up on quitting DC’s Batman

    15th February 2019

  • ByMovieFunky
  • Published: May 17, 2019 4:41 PM IST

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